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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:

  • awareness talks
  • communicator guides
  • support social groups
  • holidays giving a break agt heavily discounted rates
  • interpreters
  • digital inclusion
  • advocacy and information
  • information and advice and casework
  • independent living teams and support at home

Services in Camden:

  • peer support and social groups
  • outings
  • music workshops and more

The Peer Support and Social Groups are free and take place at  Swiss Cottage.  They are open to anyone with a combined hearing and sight loss and to their carers and companions. They provide those with both sight and hearing impairment and their families a chance to make friends and meet others in similar situations.

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


Home Befriending:

  • involves volunteers who will go round for a chat
  • read the paper to you
  • take you for a walk
  • 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

For volunteering information, please visit  


Digital Inclusion:

  • helping members get online and benefit from the range of services and media available.

Please visit


Information and Advice:

  • Information and Advice line offers support to deaf blind people and their carers.

Please visit  

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

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