Local HLAA Chapters – Support and Education

Below is a list of the local chapters served by the Hearing Loss Association of Washington, including their meeting times. Contact the chapter nearest you for more information.  Some chapters do not meet during summer months. Visitors are invited and always welcome to attend any meeting.

If none of these locations are convenient to your home, contact us at chapters@hearingloss-wa.org about getting involved in starting a new group.
Note:  Chapters may request contributions to cover local expenses.

HLAA Meetings

BELLEVUE
Meeting day and time:  2nd Saturday of the month, 1:00 PM
Location:  Lake Sammamish Four Square Church, Chapel, 14434 NE
8th St., Bellevue, WA 98007
Contact(s):  Steve Pettijohn at SPettijohn@msn.com or (360) 668-3180
Hearing Assistance Available: amplification, FM, audio induction loop system, CART real-time captioning

COLUMBIA BASIN (Newly forming HLAA group in Tri-Cities area/Kennewick)
Contact(s): Sue at baha2hear@gmail.com

EAST JEFFERSON COUNTY
Meeting day and time:  4th Monday of the month at 2:00 PM. (Sign in at 1:45 PM)
Meetings are held during months of Sept-Oct and Jan-May.
(September 2013: 5th Monday; May 2014: 3rd Monday)
Location:  Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St, corner of Lawrence and Tyler Streets, Port Townsend
Contact(s):  Emily Mandelbaum at mandelbaum@olympus.net or 360-531-2247
Hearing Assistance Available:  amplification, FM

RENTON
Meeting day and time:  2nd Friday of the month at 12:30 PM
Location:  Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave. N., Renton
Contact: Glenda Philio at philiofam@gmail.com or evenings 253-631-2345
Hearing Assistance Available:  amplification, FM

SEATTLE
Meeting day and time:  2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM, September through June
Location:  Aljoya Conference Room
450 NE 100th St., Seattle
Contact: Karen:  SeattleHLA@gmail.com
Hearing Assistance Available:  Amplification, FM, CART real time captioning

SPOKANE
Meeting day and time:  2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30 AM
Location:  Nexus Center, 1206 N Howard, Spokane
Contact(s):  Margaret Mortz at 509-893-1472 or hlaspokane@gmail.com
Hearing Assistance Available:  real time captioning, amplification, audio induction loop

TACOMA
Meeting day and time:  (alternates with CI support);
meets the 2nd Saturday in Feb, Apr, June, Sep, Nov, Dec 9:30 am; The CI group meets Jan, Mar, May, July, Oct.
Location:  Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities (TACID), 6315 S. 19th Street, Tacoma. Enter through the back door.
Contact(s):  Jerry at 253-686-1816 or Penny at pennyallen@q.com
Hearing Assistance Available:  amplification, FM, real-time captioning

WHATCOM COUNTY CHAPTER
Meeting day and time:  3rd Saturday, 9:30 until 11:30 AM
Location:  Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2600 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham
Contact(s):  Charlene MacKenzie at info@hearingloss-whatcom.org or 360-738-3756
Hearing Assistance Available: amplification, FM, and CART real-time captioning or Typewelling available at all meetings; induction loop at most meetings
Website: www.hearingloss-whatcom.org