DHH Mental health

Hope for parents and caregivers

DSC_0287.jpgDeaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Mental Health offers culturally and language specific comprehensive mental health services for Deaf, Deaf/Blind and Hard of Hearing youth (birth to age 22) and their families who are experiencing difficulty due to emotional or behavioral problems, and their families.

Our comprehensive program offers intensive therapeutic, skill building and rehabilitative services to help strengthen the emotional, behavioral and social functioning of DHH youth and their families as well as Children of Deaf Adults (CODA's) and siblings. This includes improving school performance, increasing school attendance and improving their ability to function well within their families and in the community.

For services: call 763-225-4052


  • New Hope Office: 9220 Bass Lake Road Suite 255, New Hope, MN 55428
  • St. Cloud Office: Serving twelve surrounding counties,
    1139 Franklin Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
  • Faribault Office: 615 Old Hanson Drive, Faribault, MN 55021


Front Desk Phones: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm

Appointments: Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm with flexibility in scheduling to meet the needs of participants


Deaf, Deaf/Blind or hard of hearing children and adolescents who have social, emotional and behavioral problems. We also work with Children of Deaf Adults (CODA's) and hearing siblings, where an understanding of hearing loss is important to the mental health treatment


Fees for services are billed to Medical Assistance, managed care companies, and other third party payers. We are enrolled as a provider with most insurance plans.

How we help


The DHH Mental Health program staff is composed of highly trained mental health professionals who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and are familiar with Deaf culture. They have a broad range of understanding about the physical and mental health needs of Deaf, Deaf/Blind and Hard of Hearing children and adolescents and how these needs influence school and family life. Consultation, support and direct service is also available from the multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals at Vona Center for Mental Health.

DHH Mental Health Program components include:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual skill building
  • Family skill building
  • Group skill building
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Psychological assessment
  • Consultation to schools and teachers

If you need more information via video phone (VP), please call 612-326-4255

For more information and referrals, contact Jaime Monson — Clinical Senior Manager
Phone: 763-225-4052