JOLIET, IL – The Will County Health Department and Community Health Center (WCCHC), along with the Americans for Better Hearing Foundation (ABHF), are pleased to announce a cooperative effort in opening the ABHF Hearing Health Clinic in the WCCHC at 1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet.
The ABHF Hearing Health Clinic at WCCHC will provide hearing testing and diagnostics, hearing aids, hearing aid repairs, and batteries. Patients will receive evaluation and treatment by a licensed audiologist. A physician or nurse practitioner’s order is required to receive services.
Patients with eligible Medicaid coverage may be eligible to receive hearing testing, hearing aids, batteries, and repairs at no cost. Patients who have Medicare may be able to receive hearing testing at no cost, and hearing aids and other services at a reduced rate. There is a sliding fee scale for those who meet income eligibility. Most private insurances are accepted.
The Will County Community Health Center’s new partnership with the Americans for Better Hearing Foundation will provide new access to hearing health care and hearing aids for Will County residents.
ABHF is a 501c3 non-profit charity, with a mission of providing hearing health care and hearing aids for low income and the underserved with Medicaid, Medicare, and insurance coverage. A sliding fee scale is available for the uninsured. The Will County Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides a variety of health services for Will County residents. Services provided include Behavioral Health for all ages, Dental Services for adults and children, Eye Care, Family Planning Services, HIV and STI Testing and Treatment, Insurance Assistance, and more.
For more information on the Hearing Health Clinic, please call the Americans for Better Hearing Foundation at 630-908-5159. Hearing Health Clinic services are available by appointment by calling the Will County Community Health Center at 815-727-8670.
For more on Will County Community Health Center programs, please go to https://willcountyhealth.org/chc/.