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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives. Deafblind UK's aim is to enable people living with this unique disability to maintain their independence and quality of life and reduce the isolation that deafblindness creates.

Deafblind UK's Services include: Communicator guides, support groups, interpreters, advocacy and information and Independent living teams.

Services in Camden:

Peer Support and Social Groups including: outings, music workshops and more.

The Peer Support and Social Groups provide those with both sight and hearing impairment and their families a chance to make friends and meet others in similar situations.

These free groups take place at Swiss Cottage and are open to anyone with a combined hearing and sight loss and their carers/companions.

If you live in Camden and would like to get involved in this peer support group and know more about it, Please call Sally Mcneill on 07940 878 574 or email sally.mcneill@deafblind.org.uk

Home Befriending:

Deafblind UK's Home befriending service involves volunteers who will go round for a chat, read the paper, take you for a walk and generally reduce isolation among people with hearing or sight impairment.

If you think you could benifit from one of Deafblind UK's Home Befrienders, please call them on 01733 358 100 or email info@deafblind.org.uk

You can help Deafblind UK by volunteering. Please visit www.deafblind.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/  for more info.

Digital Inclusion:

Deafblind UK's digital inclusion service involves helping members get online and benefit from the range of services and media available.

Please see www.deafblind.org.uk/what-we-do/digital-inclusion  for more information on deafblind UK's digital inclusion service and who to contact.

Information and Advice:

Deaf Blind UK's Information and Advice Line offers support to deaf blind people and their carer's.

Please see www.deafblind.org.uk/what-we-do/information-and-advice  for more details on this service and who to contact.

Address:
Deafblind UK Head Office, National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille Van Geest Place, Cygnet Rd, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8FD
Telephone:
01733 358 100 (office) / 0800 132 320 (Info & advice) (this is a phone and textphone number)
Fax:
01733 358 356
Opening times:
Mon - Thur: 9am - 5pm, Fri: 9am - 4pm (info & advice line)
Who is it for:
People with sight and hearing impairment
How to apply:
Contact above
Sector:
Public

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