The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation (NOMC & NOMAF) proudly partners with the following businesses and organizations to practice Safe Sounds
New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center, founded in 1930, provides comprehensive assessments and treatments to individuals with speech, language and hearing (communication) disorders in the metro New Orleans area. Their goal is to enhance the quality of life and independence for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The audiology department at NOSHC serves all ages for evaluations to determine the presence of and/or severity of hearing loss and to recommend and dispense hearing aids when warranted.
WWOZ, first went on the air on December 4th, 1980 from atop Tipitina’s the legendary music club of New Orleans. WWOZ, since its inception, has always been committed to providing exposure to local musicians who play the genres heard in New Orleans. WWOZ broadcasts all forms of jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, brass band, gospel, Cajun, Zydeco, Caribbean, Latin, Brazilian, African, bluegrass and Irish among others. WWOZ is proud to promote the music and culture of New Orleans and the surrounding region with music and information.
offBeat, New Orleans music and culture magazine has been a tireless advocate for all issues related to musicians, musical culture and music business in New Orleans and in the state of Louisiana for the past 25 years. offBeat has supported the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and its mission and services since the clinic’s inception. Musicians are the lifeblood of New Orleans culture; they unfortunately suffer ailments related to their occupation, such as hearing loss. It’s an issue which is devastating to their health, their art, their ability to make a living and actually threatens the continuation of our musical culture.
National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) is to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society. NHCA was formed in 1976 to provide a forum where others of similar persuasion could share information and gain increased insights regarding occupational hearing conservation.
Performing Arts Medicine Association(PAMA) is an international member organization comprised of dedicated physicians, therapists, trainers, educators and administrators, as well as performers and students with the common goal of improving the well-being of performing artists. Members of PAMA are professionals in fields that include research, education, and clinical practice.
Earplugs for Safe Sounds Outreach are generously donated by: