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Hearing Loss Association of America

Educational and emotional support group for hearing-impaired persons.


A volunteer organization for the education and support of hard of hearing people, their relatives and friends. Meetings are held at Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue (at St. Francis Street), Redwood City, on the first Monday of every month (except holidays and the months of July and August), 1:30-4 pm. In January and September, monthly meetings are held the second Monday. Two additional meetings are held during non-work hours: Sat4Lunch (a weekend group) and Young Adults. Meetings are free and refreshments are served. Monday meetings offer a variety of ways for attendees to participate: captioning, looping, wired for hearing aid wearers, and an on-screen outline of speaker presentations is displayed. All speakers are health professionals who are aware that their talks may be interrupted by questions from the audience. A demonstration of assistive listening devices (ALD) is held the first Wednesday of every month at 10:30. The group does not sell ALDs. Formerly known as Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH). Also, formerly known as Hearing Loss Association - San Mateo County Chapter.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks.

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



$15 annual dues for chapter members (includes 4 local newsletters), $35 for individual national members and $45 for a couple (includes 2 state newsletters, 6 national magazines). Dues are not mandatory. Email questions to Robert Hall at Cash and checks accepted.


Hearing-impaired persons, families and friends



How to Apply:

Attend a meeting or call.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Los Altos
  • Los Altos Hills
  • Mountain View
  • Palo Alto
  • San Mateo County
  • Sunnyvale
Hearing Loss Association of America

Service Description:

Educational and emotional support group for hearing-impaired persons.

How to Apply: