Welcome to the Hearing Loss Association of America, Jacksonville Chapter!

We are your local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA),
the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss. HLAA exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy, and support.HLAA-JAX group photo


We meet on the first Saturday of every other month at 11:00 a.m. at a branch of the Jacksonville Public Library system. The location will be announced here and on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HLAAJacksonvilleChapter.

The next meeting will be at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Southeast Regional Library, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Communicating better using your smartphone. Bring YOUR phone to our meeting for hands-on learning!

Learn about helpful apps for hearing loss and how to use them to enhance communication. You won’t want to miss our guest speaker for September, who will demonstrate and explain the use of apps for your smartphone. Mary Jarrett is a recently retired employment law attorney in Jacksonville who is experiencing her own loss.

Among her many volunteer activities for the community, Mary recently completed training for the HLAA CHATT program (Network of Hearing Assistance Technology Trainers) in Bethesda, Maryland, home of our national office. www.hearingloss.org

Come with your questions and comments. Enjoy discussions and compare notes with others who have hearing loss.

A light lunch will be served so please let us know you are coming • Captioning available • Round Table Discussion • www.hla-jax.org • twitter.com/hlaajaxflorida • www.facebook.com/HLAAJacksonvilleChapter

(Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held the first Saturday of Jan., Mar., May, Sept., Nov.)

Our meetings are hearing accessible.

Please join us if hearing loss affects you or your loved one.

For more information contact judygmartin@gmail.com

The Hearing Loss Association of America is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to helping, informing, educating and advocating for the 48 Million people with hearing loss in the United States.