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The Holley Institute

Listing Last Update: January 27, 2016

Location

22151 Moross Road
Professional Building One, Suite 223
Detroit, MI 48236
www.holleyfv.org

Primary Contact

Elizabeth Caverly

(313) 343-7484

elizabeth.caverly@stjohn.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To learn English

Instruction Type

  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

The program promotes early intervention of literacy and awareness of the linguistic needs in English and American Sign Language with families of children with the age ranging from 0-7 years old. This program also focuses on communication and social interaction through family life and culture as well as positive self-image and confidence in their abilities. Mentorship is a big part of the program where the trained mentors visit the homes to teach all members in the household American Sign Language and answer questions regarding the language and the Deaf Community.

Mission Statement

The mission of The Holley Institute, a non-profit organization founded in 1993, is to assist the Deaf, Deaf/Blind and hard of hearing by providing services and programs aimed at improving their quality of life.

Through education, recreation and therapy, The Holley Institute's Family Village Programs strengthen the Deaf, Deaf/Blind, hard of hearing and their families, enhance their communication skills and empower them to adjust to a hearing world.
More specifically, the Family Village offers literacy education for families with Deaf children, youth leadership and art initiatives for Deaf and hard of hearing students, self-advocacy workshops for Deaf/Blind adults and classes in American Sign Language (ASL).

Hours of operation: 8-4

Program Status:
Active