Communications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CDHH)
(Colorado Optimist project)
2050 Mt Zion Dr Golden, CO 80401-1738 303-278-1204
(Note: the second character is the number Zero, not the letter “O.”)
3272 Foxtail Court Colorado Springs, CO 80920-5507 719-282-1227
Working through the Optimist Clubs in Colorado, Mr. Leith collects old hearing aids and has them refurbished by Starkey. In addition, Starkey donates some hearing aids. If a match is found with a donated hearing aid, the aids are free of charge. If a Starkey model is used, there will be a variable fee, usually ranging from $100-$200. Once the fee is received, the hearing aid will be sent to the applicant’s audiologist.
Residents of Colorado and Wyoming must meet income limitations, assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants should contact either Mr. Leith or Mr. Bartley. They will receive a list of the current stock of hearing aids and those available from Starkey, and they can then take this list to their audiologists. If any of the aids are a good solution for their hearing loss, the appropriate hearing aid will be sent to the audiologist for fitting.