Substance and Alcohol Intervention Services for the Deaf (SAISD)
Location Info
State, Province, or Territory: 
New York (NY)
City: 
Rochester
Contact Info
Contact Person: 
Jeffrey L. Rubin, Director
Email: 
Address: 
115 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623-5608
Phone Number (Voice): 
(585) 475-4978
Phone Number (TTY): 
(585) 475-4978
Phone Number (Fax): 
(585) 475-7375
Institution Info
Host Institution: 
Rochester Institute of Technology One Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623
Year Established: 
1979
Ownership: 
private, non profit
Approximate Number of Staff: 
5-10
Approximate Number of Interpreters: 
contractual
Publications: 
Teaching Manual, VIP-PEERS Resource Manual 1992 Revision; 5 Informational brochures for the Deaf: Alcoholism, Chemical Dependency, Cocaine, Marijuana, Smoking and Other Uses of Tobacco; Characteristics of Deaf Alcohol and Drug Users: A Demographic Snapshot; and National Directory of Alcohol and Drugs Prevention and Treatment Programs Accessible to the Deaf Wendy DiMatteo, SAISD Staff Specialist (585) 475-4963 (Voice/TTY)
Services info
Services Offered: 
Aftercare
Alcoholism
Drug Abuse
Information/Referral
Prevention/Education
Interpreted Meetings: 
In Area
Special Devices for the Deaf: 
1 Closed Captioning; 6 TTYs
Client info
Ages of Clients Served: 
Under 18
18-65
Over 65
Number of Deaf Clients Served in the Past 6 Months: 
6449
Number of Deaf Clients Served in the Past Year: 
13265
Populations Served: 
CP
Deaf/Hearing Loss
Developmentally Disabled
DWI
Hispanic
HIV Positive People
Native American
Women
Financial Arrangements: 
no fees charged