Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Deaf Services Center, Inc.

August 13th, 2020

Member Spotlight by John Moore, CEO/Executive Director

Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services.
Deaf Services Center, Inc. (DSC) empowers those faced with language barriers by promoting access to communication. Our resources help those who have hearing loss or are non-English users to fully access the English language in communicating with others. Headquartered in central Ohio, with satellite offices serving the northwest and southeast areas of the state DSC is the largest provider of services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind in Ohio. A 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, DSC works hard to empower the communities we serve.

Tell us about your company’s mission and values.

DSC’s mission is to empower the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind and to promote access to communication, services and events in the community.

DSC’s philosophy is that Deaf and Hard of Hearing people are important and can do anything that Hearing people can do except hear. We believe that Deaf individuals have the right to make their own decisions and to have access to full participation in the community. We strive to provide the highest quality of services in order to empower the community and strengthen partnerships and participation. DSC envisions a community where there are no communication barriers facing Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind individuals.

What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
We are looking forward to partnering with the Columbus Chamber to create business connections and partnerships that will help small businesses promote each other’s services. Through marketing and collaboration, we believe that the Columbus Chamber adds value to our agency.

How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
By keeping up with social media, working with other state and local entities, and by engaging the Deaf Community and other like-minded agencies, DSC is able to track trends to meet the changing needs of the community we serve.

What is your company culture like?
DSC has a warm and friendly working environment that embraces and values diversity and creativity in the work we do.

What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
DSC employees show a commitment to our mission and values in everything they do. Breaking down communication barriers for all is what we do best.

What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
The spirit of collaboration and strong philanthropic community come together in support of the diverse communities that are represented here in Columbus. This idea of working together is what makes Columbus a great place to live and work.

 Social Media

Twitter: DSCDeafColumbus

Facebook: Deaf Services Center – Columbus


Instagram: DSC_Columbus25