Deaf Religion Organizations in Belize

Deaf Organizations in Belize

National Resource Centre for Inclusive Education (NaRCIE)
PO Box 2100
Freetown Road, Belize City

Phone: 223-1150
Fax: 223-6497
Description: The National Resource Center for Inclusive Education works in partnership with School personnel, Families, Religious, Government and Non-Governmental Organizations to develop inclusive school communities, which nurture and appreciate the diverse learning needs of all students


Deaf Schools in Belize

Cayo Deaf Institute 
Leonard Leowen (contact person)
592, Spanish Lookout
Belize, Central America

Phone: 501-824-2499 / 501-823-0199
Description: Located in the Baking Pot Central Farm region, near Cayo, Belize, in Central America, is an unusual ministry dedicated to teaching and training Deaf people. CDI provides a free education to Deaf children from all across Belize. Volunteer and staff teach all levels of classes to Deaf students in Sign Language. Students also learn farming, leadership skills, and other helpful life skills.

Holy Cross Anglican School

Francis Wilson (contact person)
Special Education Unit
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

La Isla Bonita Elementary School

Mirla Ancona (contact person)
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

Description: Teacher Mirla is Deaf. She teaches the deaf class at this island school of roughly 40 students.

Stella Maris School and The Belize Academy for the Deaf

Joy Westby (contact person)
Belize City, Belize
Description: Stella Maris is the largest special education center in Belize. It also manages the Belize Academy for the Deaf which is at the same location. There are 5 deaf classrooms for children who range in age from 5 to 17.

St. Peter's Anglican School

Rossana Briceno and Nancy Marshall (contact person)
9 St Peter's Street
Orange Walk Town, Belize

Phone: 501-322-2160 (Deaf Program)
Description: St. Peter's Anglican School is a Belizean primary school with 275 students. With roughly 45 special needs students it has a unique mission in the surrounding area to serve children with various disabilities whose village schools are not equipped to serve them. In addition to the three special education classrooms, it has a center-based classroom for deaf children who range in age from 7 to 15. The deaf children use ASL.

Deaf Religious Organizations in Belize

Jesus Deaf Church
Life Changing Ministries
Nancy Marshall (contact person)
PO Box #158
Orange Walk Town, Belize
Description: Jesus Deaf Church is an ecumenical Christian church that is embraced by the Belize Evangelical Mennonite Church. The services are lead by a Deaf Pastor and Deaf Pastor Assistant in ASL every Sunday beginning at 10:00 AM.

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