How it Works

The fund is available for qualified recipients to receive financial support for expenses such as: 

Medical: Including wheelchair, cane, walker, raised toilet seat

Assistive Devices: Including doorbell, signaler, smoke alarm, alarm clock with flashing light or vibrator, hearing aid (receipt must be furnished from qualified dealer at $500.00 maximum)

Recreation: Elder/senior citizen week at camp, elder hostel, continuing education in arts, crafts and retirement planning

If you are interested in applying, please contact Gary Meyer, Chair of Gallaudet Home Fund by email at: or by phone at (585) 286-3442.

Empire State Association of the Deaf