BridgesWEST builds access, equity, and inclusion working with the D/deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing communities, birth through elder years, by providing advocacy, education, empowerment, and effective communication.
Adult Education & Outreach
Youth Education & Services
Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has expanded—WEST! After more than 90 years of amazing service to Middle Tennessee with growth into northern Alabama and southern Kentucky, we are excited to announce the addition of new services based in Memphis and serving Shelby and surrounding counties. There are still details to work out and much work to be done, but we are thrilled to bring the history of service and excellence to Memphis in a truly local way. Keep watching for more information! #BridgesWest
BridgesWEST is proud to be a local agency in Memphis building on the more than 90 years of excellence Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has delivered. BridgesWEST serves five counties in southwest Tennessee and parts of Mississippi and Arkansas. We offer high-quality and affordable Interpreting Services using local interpreters; Community Services including Game Days (2nd Friday of each month from 10am to 2pm), client advocacy, workshops, ASL classes, community events, work with families and employers, job training, systems navigation, and much more; Youth Education & Services (exciting new partnership with the Mayor's Office of Youth Services, an after-school program); and other services in coordination with our Nashville office including Advocacy (systems-change advocacy to serve our entire community), Empowerment (basic case management and resource referral), and more.