Introduction to CAIRS
Since 1990, CAIRS has been professionally serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community in greater metropolitan Chicago. And, of the approximately 900,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals residing in Illinois, almost half live in the Chicago area.
Included here you will find specific information regarding CAIRS office location and hours of operation, as well as other useful links.
Mission, Vision and Values
Improve overall wellbeing of the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing community through consistent excellence in provision of services as well as community education, leadership and advocacy.
Today, CAIRS is composed of a small group of hearing and Deaf and Hard of Hearing professionals who share the common goal of achieving and sustaining organizational excellence for the benefit of our three partner communities – the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, our interpreters and clients.