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Idaho Council for the Deaf   

and Hard of Hearing   

Deaf Center of Idaho, Inc.

What is DCI?

On March 31, 2007, Cami Wilding, an ambitious Idaho Deaf community leader set out to establish an organization that will evolve into a robust direct service portal for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.  The first objective is to secure funding and facilities for a gathering place in which these services can be provided. 

Since March, the DCI has officially become a non-profit corporation and has held several events, including fund raisers.  The officers of DCI are aggressively looking for funding and working to establish the foundation on which DCI will flourish for many years to come.  To download a DCI brochure, click here.

DCI's Web site is  Anyone can visit the Web site and download documents relating to DCI.  The site also explains how to make donations to DCI. 

DCI's main goals are the following:

  • To establish a safe place for all people who have or would like to have connections within the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, and offer the following services:
    • information and referral
    • counseling
    • classes/workshops
    • ASL and interpreter lab
    • sports program
    • educational advocacy
  • To establish a physical location for such people to gather with the following components:
    • offices
    • classrooms/meeting rooms
    • auditorium
    • gymnasium
    • kitchen
    • cafe
    • library/museum
    • bookstore

DCI is open to all people regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or communication preferences and abilities.  

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