Founded in 1983, the Sally J. Pimentel Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center provides programs and services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades counties. DHHC offers interpreting services, free telephone equipment loans, deaf mentor program, American Sign Language classes, information and referral services, employment assistance, family education, advocacy, community outreach and education, and adaptive equipment sales.

DHHC is a 501(c)3 United Way partner agency and partially funded by Lee County, City of Cape Coral, United Way, The Community Foundation, the Lee County Bar Association Foundation, The Collaboratory, and other private donors.