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What is the RI CDHH?

The Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RI CDHH) is an advocating, coordinating, and service providing entity committed to promoting an envirnoment in which the deaf and hard of hearing in Rhode Island are afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of their lives. The RI CDHH develops policy; initiates and lobbies for favorable legislation; fosters cooperations and awareness among state agencies and community organizations; and educates and advises consumers, state agencies, and employers about Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) rights to equal access. The RI CDHH also provides direct services in its operation of a Sign Language Interpreter Referral Service, a lending library of books and videotapes, and as a clearinghouse of information and referral on all topics related to hearing loss.

 

The Budget for RI CDHH:

The Fiscal Year of 2017: $587,746 (Enacted)
FTE Position Authorization: 4.0

The Fiscal Year of 2016: $539,040 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2015: $478,741.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2014: $469,267.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2013: $381,701.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2012: $386,286.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2011: $363,502 (Enacted)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2010: $349,670 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2009: $368,807.00 (Enacted)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2008: $326,595.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2007: $327,024.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2006: $352,084.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2005: $299,070.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2004: $269,183.00 (Revised)
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0

The Fiscal Year of 2003: $261,397.00
FTE Position Authorization: 3.0