Become a Member Today!

SHEP is a non-profit organization for people who care about people who are DeafBlind. 

Membership Details: The memberships listed below include persons who are Deaf-blind.  When you join SHEP, you join a group that has a large network of people throughout the state who will provide support and knowledge.  It is your ticket out of the isolation where can meet others who have some of the same issues and who can offer tips and listen with understanding.

There are three types of membership

  • DB Bronze Membership $35:  This provides - 2 hours of SSP service a month (6 hours total), 30 miles per month (90 miles total), SSP access between 8am - 5pm Mon-Fri.  Membership lasts 3 months. 

  • DB Silver Membership $50: This provides - 4 hours of SSP services a month (12 hours total), 40 miles per month (120 miles total), SSP access same as bronze PLUS 2hrs allotted for Sat-Sun or afterhours. Membership lasts 3 months.

  • DB Gold Membership $80: This provides - 6 hours of SSP services a month (18 hours total), 50 miles per month (150 miles total), SSP access same as above tiers PLUS 4hrs allotted for Sat-Sun or afterhours. Membership lasts 3 months.

ONLINE PAYMENT FOR SHEP MEMBERSHIP

SHEP is exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Our tax ID is 45-1494393.

Contributions to SHEP will be used in a number of ways:

  • Funding for our future intervener program

  • Funding towards community enrichment

  • Funding for SSP training

  • Funding for research and development into DeafBlind assistance professions

 

Membership Dues

Choose these option if you are a new SHEP member or if you want to pay your memberships dues via credit/debit card.

Bronze $35 Membership Fee
Silver $50 Membership Fee
Gold $80 Membership Fee