Deaf organisations F-Z

Family Centre (Deaf Children)

A service user led organisation provide family support, resources, courses & activities for all children with any level of deafness and works with families in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Family Centre (Deaf Children) has 2 offices: one in Yate and other one based at Elmfield School for Deaf children in Bristol.

The Family Centre (Deaf Children)
Greystoke Avenue
Westbury-On-Trym
Bristol
BS10 6AY

Tel/Fax: 0117 3307575
Email: office@fcdc.org.uk
Web: www.fcdc.org.uk

Forest Bookshop

Specialists in books, CD ROMS and videos on deafness and deaf issues. Next day service, free 64-page colour catalogue and online shop.

6 Forest Road
Milkwall
Coleford
Gloucestershire
GL16 7LE
Tel: 01594 833 858
Text: 01594 833 858
Fax: 01594 833 446
Email: Customerservice@forestbooks.com
Web: www.forestbooks.com

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

A registered charity that trains dogs to alert severely and profoundly deaf people to sounds they cannot hear.

The Grange
Wycombe Road
Saunderston
Princes Risborough
Buckinghamshire
HP27 9NS
Tel: 01844 348 100
Text: 01844 348 100
Fax: 01844 348 101
Email: info@hearingdogs.org.uk
Web: www.hearingdogs.org.uk

Hearing Link

An organisation which aims to achieve the best quality of life for adults affected by hearing loss, whose main method of communication is speech.  They try to make it easy to find the right information, appropriate services and meaningful ways to connect with other people.

Hearing Link Head Office
27-28 The Waterfront
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN23 5UZ
Tel: 0300 111 1113
Email: enquiries@hearinglink.org

Hearing Link Scotland
The Eric Liddle Centre
15 Morningside Road
Edinburgh
EH10 4DP
Tel: 0131 447 9420
Email: scotland@hearinglink.org

Web: www.hearinglink.org

Jewish Deaf Association

An independent organisation offering social clubs for deaf and hard of hearing people, resource centre, family support, tinnitus group and courses in deaf awareness, managing hearing loss and sign language. All faiths welcome.

Julius Newman House
Woodside Park Road
London
N12 8RP
Tel: 020 8466 0502 / 020 8446 0214
Text: 020 8446 4037
Fax: 020 8445 7451
Email: mail@jda.dircon.co.uk
Web: www.jewishdeaf.org.uk

National Association of Deafened People

NADP is run for and by deafened people and produces a quarterly newsletter 'Network'. There are some local groups and events are held. Support and advice on a number of issues is available.

NADP
Dalton House
60 Windsor Avenue
London
SW19 2RR
Tel: 0845 055 9663
Mobile (SMS only): 07527 211 348
Email: enquiries@nadp.org.uk
Web: www.nadp.org.uk

Remark

They are a company that offer a variety of high quality training courses in British Sign Language (BSL).

Their offices and training rooms are located in Greenwich where they offer courses ranging from Pre-level 3 right up to NVQ level 4. Their BSL qualified tutors also offer in-house training for companies and organisations wishing to learn BSL levels 1 and 2.

Email: info@remark.uk.com
Web: www.remark.uk.com

Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)

Royal Association for Deaf people promotes equality for Deaf people through the provision of accessible services:

  • Advocacy
  • Information, Advice & Guidance
  • Children and Families
  • Youth and Transition
  • Community Development
  • Employment and Skills
  • Social Care and Community Support
  • Interpreting and Communication Services

RAD
Century House South
Riverside Office Centre
North Station Road
Colchester
Essex
CO1 1RE
Tel: 0845 688 2525
Text: 0845 688 2527
Fax: 0845 688 2526
Email: info@royaldeaf.org.uk
Web: www.royaldeaf.org.uk

Scottish Council on Deafness

Coordinating body for voluntary and statutory organisations that support deaf and deafblind people, their families and professionals working with them in Scotland.

Central Chambers Suite 62
93 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6LD
Tel: 0141 248 2474
Text: 0141 248 2477 / 1854
Fax: 0141 248 2479
Email: admin@scod.org.uk
Web: www.scod.org.uk

Sense

The UK's leading organisation working for people with deafblindness and associated disabilities, providing advice, support, information and services for them, their families and professionals working with them.

Sense
101 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9LG
Tel: 0845 127 0060
Email: info@sense.org.uk
Web: www.sense.org.uk

Sense Scotland

Sense Scotland is a significant provider of services and also engages in policy development for children and adults with complex support needs because of deafblindness or sensory impairment, learning disability or physical disability. It is a leader in the field of communication and innovative support services for people who are marginalized because of challenging behaviour, health care issues and the complexity of their support needs.

Sense Scotland
43 Middlesex Street
Kinning Park
Glasgow
G41 1EE
Tel: 0141 429 0294
Text: 0141 418 7170
Fax: 0141 429 0295
Email: info@sensescotland.org.uk
Web: www.sensescotland.org.uk

Sound Seekers

Sound Seekers is a registered UK charity, which supports deaf people, particularly children in developing countries of the Commonwealth.

34 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 0RE
Tel: 020 7233 5700
Email: sound.seekers@btinternet.com
Web: www.sound-seekers.org.uk

Sussex Deaf Association

Social and welfare services for deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people.

Brighton Deaf Centre
Carlton Hill
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 0GW
Tel/text: 01273 671 899
Fax: 01273 625 283
SMS: 07958 655 117 or 07958 655 115
Email: info@sussexdeaf.co.uk
Web: www.sussexdeaf.co.uk

UK Council on Deafness

UKCoD works with and for deaf organisations in the UK by providing information, advice and support and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy makers. Membership of the Council is open to any Charity or Professional Body working in the field of deafness.

The Council supports and celebrates the diversity of deaf people including Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people. Organisations that do not qualify for membership can affiliate to the Council in order to participate in our work.

Members and Affiliates enjoy access to a range of benefits including information, networks, influence and discounts on publications and delegate fees.

Westwood Park
London Road
Little Horkesley
Colchester
Essex
CO6 4BS
Tel or SMS: 07584 249 527
Email: info@deafcouncil.org.uk
Web: www.deafcouncil.org.uk

Wales Council for Deaf People

Wales Council for Deaf People
Glenview House
Carthorse Street
Pont y Prydd
CF37 1JY
Tel: 01443 485 687
Text: 01443 485 686

Fax: 01443 408 555
Email: mail@wcdeaf.org.uk
Web: www.wcdeaf.org.uk