Deaf organisations A-E

Action on Hearing Loss

They provide information and support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus. They are involved in campaigning, lobbying, raising awareness, and social, medical, and technical research.

Action on Hearing Loss
19-23 Featherstone Street
London
EC1Y 8SL

Tel: 0808 808 0123
Text: 0808 808 9000
SMS: 0780 0000 360
Email: informationline@hearingloss.org.uk
Web: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

British Deaf Association

The British Deaf Association (BDA) is focused on achieving equality for Deaf people through community empowerment, membership and campaigning.  The BDA is a high profile national “Deaf People’s Organisation” with a strong local presence throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

British Deaf Association Main Office
18 Leather Lane 
London
EC1N 7SU
Tel: 0207 405 0090
Email: info@bda.org.uk

British Deaf History Society

British Deaf History Society
11-13 Wilson Patten Road
Warrington
Cheshire
WA1 1PG
Phone: 01925 632 463
Fax: 01606 593 142
Email: info.bdhs@btconnect.com
Web:
www.bdhs.org.uk

British Society for Mental Health and Deafness

Promotes awareness of mental health issues with deaf people and all who work with deaf people, as well as mental health education of deaf people. BSMHD hosts discussion evenings called 'Healthy Deaf Minds', which cover a variety of topics within this field.

British Society for Mental Health and Deafness
Community House
South Street
Bromley
BR1 1RH
Email: info@bsmhd.org.uk
Web: www.bsmhd.org.uk

British Tinnitus Association

Provides help and support to people with tinnitus. Also organises conferences, undertakes research, campaigns groups and produces a quarterly journal for its members.

Unit 5
Ground Floor
Acorn Business Park
Woodseats Close
Sheffield
S8 0TB

Tel:
0800 018 0527
Tel: 0114 250 9922
Email: info@tinnitus.org.uk
Web: www.tinnitus.org.uk

Burwood Centre of Childhood Deafness

Independent assessment centre for deaf children. Assessments include hearing, speech and language, educational and psychological assessments.

The Burwood Centre
Arlington Manor
Snelsmare Common
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 3BQ
Fax: 01635 231 445
Tel/minicom: 01635 573 820
Web: www.maryhare.org.uk/burwood-centre

Deaf Aware

Deaf Aware offers deaf awareness training that equips people with a better understanding and awareness of the needs of the deaf/hard of hearing community. They also offer free information and factsheets.

Deaf Aware
24 Fairmead
Cam
Dursley
GL11 5JS
Tel: 07990 840 438
Text Relay: 08002 01453 546975
Text: 07903 516 344
Email: info@deafaware.co.uk
Web: www.deafaware.co.uk

Deafax

Founded in 1985, Deafax is a charitable company with a national remit and strong international links. It pioneers the innovative use of educational, research and training projects involving technology for deaf people of all ages, teachers, employers and health professionals.

Through harnessing technology Deafax enables deaf people to achieve more and breakdown the barriers of isolation.

The organisation's mission statement is: “To empower deaf people of all ages to lead fulfilling lives through the use of innovative technologies.”

Deafax also specialises in creating, developing and delivering cultural and linguistically appropriate educational tools and deaf-friendly resources. These can either be delivered through workshops by the Deafax training team or can be purchased and used by others to deliver themselves.

Deafax
Clare CharityCentre
Wycombe Road Centre
Saunderton
Buckinghamshire
HP14 4BF

Tel: 01494 568 885
Email: info@deafax.org
Web:
www.deafax.org

Deafblind Scotland

Deafblind Scotland assists deafblind people throughout Scotland to lead fulfilled and independent lives. Deafblind Scotland can provide a trained guide/communicator in most parts of Scotland if funding is available. The service enables people to be involved in their own communities.

21 Alexandra Avenue,
Lenzie
Glasgow
G66 5BG
Tel: 0141 777 6111
Text: 0141 777 6111
Fax: 0141 775 3311
Email: info@deafblindscotland.org.uk
Web: www.deafblindscotland.org.uk

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity that assists people who have lost or are losing both their sight and hearing. A regional network of staff provides services to enable deafblind people to live as independently as possible and enjoy life to the full.

National Centre for Deafblindness
John & Lucille van Geest Place
Cygnet Road
Hampton
Peterborough
PE7 8FD
Helpline: 0800 132 320
Tel: 01733 358 100
Text: 01733 358 100
Fax: 01733 358 356
Email: info@deafblinduk.org.uk or helpline@deafblinduk.org.uk
Web: www.deafblind.org.uk

Deaf Connections (Scotland)

Deaf Connections delivers specialist services to deaf adults across Scotland. It works with health professionals and members of the Deaf community to improve Deaf people's access to health services. Deaf Connections provides a range of advice and information on health issues to the Deaf community and runs a wide variety of clubs and societies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people from its base at the Glasgow Centre for the Deaf.

Website: www.deafconnections.co.uk
Email: enquiries@deafconnections.co.uk
Tel: 0141 420 1759

Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship (DEAF)

Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship (DEAF) is a community interest company providing an advocacy service for deaf and disabled people and signposting them towards education and employment opportunities.

By building self confidence and encouraging a positive attitude, the organisation helps individuals to develop their ideas and achieve their personal goals.

Deaf Education Advocacy Fellowship
Innospace
2nd Floor, Minshull House
Chorlton Street
Manchester
M1 3FY
SMS: 07975 986 796
Email: info@deaf-fellowship.org
Web: www.deaf-fellowship.org

deafPLUS

Works to improve the lives of deaf people with an emphasis on deaf and hearing people working together. Have a number of regional centres that provide a range of integrated social activities, information on culture and language and provides a range of training opportunities including deaf awareness.

deaf PLUS
First Floor
Trinity Centre
Key Close
Whitechapel
London
E1 4HG
Tel/fax: 020 7790 6147
Email: info@deafplus.org
Web: www.deafplus.org

Deafworks

Aims to advance equality for deaf people by providing advice and training to organisations and individuals (hearing and deaf), by researching views of service users, by carrying out projects and acting as consultants on deafness.

Deafworks
67 Lyndhurst Grove
Peckham Rye
London
SE15 5AW
Tel: 020 7701 4788
Email: general@deafworks.co.uk
Web: www.deafworks.co.uk

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International (DPPi)

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International believes that parents with disabilities should have equal access to services and information about all aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenting. The organisation runs a freephone/text information service and publishes a quarterly journal. The service is for parents, parents-to-be and professionals working with disabled parents.

Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International (DPPi)
336 Brixton Road
London
SW9 7AA
Tel: 0800 018 4730
Fax: 020 7263 6399
Email: info@dppi.org.uk
Web: www.dppi.org.uk

Elizabeth Foundation

The Elizabeth Foundation provides family centred services in Hampshire, Hertfordshire and West Yorkshire, for deaf babies, pre-school children and their families. Also, two nationwide correspondence courses, for families unable to attend the centres, are available for parents with children 0-2 years and 2-5 years. The Elizabeth Foundation believes that it is the right of every deaf child to be given the opportunity to develop good listening skills and spoken language.

Southwick Hill Road
Cosham
Portsmouth
PO6 3LL
Tel: 023 9237 2735
Text: 023 9237 2735
Fax: 023 9232 6155
Email: info@elizabeth-foundation.org
Web: www.elizabeth-foundation.org