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Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafend, and DeafBlind

deaf coordinators 


Kathryn A. Baker, LPC, State Coordinator

Valley CSB

85 Sanger’s Lane

Staunton, VA 24401

Voice: 540-213.7527 V

VP:  540.416.0115  

FAX: 540-887-3295

Emmett Jones, Ph. D.,

Regional Coordinator

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community Counseling Services

1503 Santa Rosa Drive

Richmond, VA 23229

Voice: 804-762-9671   

TTY: 804-346-3043  

FAX: 804-270-3876

Michael Bush, LPC, Regional Coordinator,

Cumberland Mountain CSB

PO Box 486

Lebanon, VA 24266

Voice: 276-889-3785

TTY: 800-347-4939

FAX: 276-889-2842

Paula Markham, Psy. D., Regional Coordinator

Hampton-Newport News CSB

200 Medical Drive, Suite B

Hampton, Virginia 23666

Voice: 757-788-0261

TTY: 757-245-3089

FAX: 757-245-5015

VACANT - Contact Cynthia Koshatka

14150 ParkEast Circle, Suite 275

Chantilly, VA 20151

Phone:(703) 968-4018

FAX: (703) 968-4020

TTY: 703 968-4050

VACANT - Contact Kathryn A. Baker, LPC

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare

611 McDowell Avenue N.W.

Roanoke, VA 24016

Voice: 540-213.7527 V

VP:  540.416.0115

FAX: 540-887.3292



How can you access services if you are or a family member is Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or Late Deafened?

  • First consult the Regional Programs map and determine the area in which you live.
  • Contact the Regional Provider assigned to your area of the state.
    • If there is no Regional Coordinator for your part of the state, contact the State Coordinator who can assist in setting up services
  • When you arrive at the CSB where you live ask for the Regional Provider or tell the CSB that you want to have an interpreter and ask them to contact the Regional Provider.
  • It is your right to request either direct sign communication from a sign fluent provider or use an interpreter provided by the CSB.

The State Coordinator for Services for Persons Who Are Deaf, Hard of Coordinator Hearing, Late Deafened, or DeafBlind  can provide technical assistance and consultation to CSBs, facilities, and community providers by: 

  • Reviewing the availability and utilization of appropriate assistive technology equipment
  • Providing information about resources and training opportunities
  • Identifying and publicizing community resources
  • Providing consultation for assessments, ongoing evaluations, or treatment team meetings
  • Providing training to increase awareness, skills, and abilities related to working with individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened, or DeafBlind
  • Providing consultations related to communication access

For more information contact:

Kathryn A. Baker, LPC
State Coordinator
Services For Persons Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened or DeafBlind
85 Sanger’s Lane
Staunton, VA 24401

540.213.7527 VOICE/TTY
540.416.0115 VIDEOPHONE
540.887.3292 FAX