Hearing Loss


4151 Memorial Drive

Suite 103-B

Decatur, GA 30032

GACHI Phone: 1.800.541.0710

GATEDP Phone: 1.888.297.9461

Website: www.gachi.org

The mission of GACHI is to serve individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, late-deafened, people with hearing loss, and others with respect to all communication modes; by providing support services, advocacy, and education, which foster self-determination, empowerment and independence.


Georgia Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (GATEDP)

GATEDP is a program enacted by the Georgia Legislature that provides specialized telecommunication equipment to Georgia residents with hearing and/or speech impairments that prevent them from using ordinary telecommunication equipment.  The equipment remains the property of the State of Georgia and is loaned to recipients.  The program offers equipment, training, and warranty repair services to eligible applicants free of charge.  For eligibility requirements, visit the website listed above.