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Solihull Sensory Services

We deliver a range of specialist support to people living in Solihull who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss. We also provide support to families, carers, professionals and other organisations, working together to improve the lives of Solihull residents and helping them to remain independent. The service supports people aged 18 and over and young people transitioning from children’s services.

Our Services

Social Work
We provide professional social work services to d/Deaf and hard of hearing adults and young people over the age of 17 who are in transition. This includes person centred assessments, support planning, reviews and signposting to other services.

Assistive Equipment
For d/Deaf and hard of hearing people, our Technical Officer can undertake assessments to help people access equipment for use in the home. For those with mobility issues, assessments can be carried out within the home.

We support clients with sight loss to live as independently as possible through specialist rehabilitation support. This can include mobility and orientation training and daily living skills.

Information, Advice and Guidance Service
We can offer information, advice and guidance covering a range of topics from benefits to housing. This is delivered through our drop ins, no appointment is needed to attend these, and at pre-booked appointments.

Drop-in only, no appointment needed
Solihull Library, Homer Road, Solihull, B91 3RG

When? Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am until 2pm.

By appointment only
Please book an appointment first, you can do this by contacting us.

Chelmsley Wood Library, 10 West Mall, Chelmsley Shopping Centre, Birmingham, B37 5TN

When? Thursday by appointment only.

We are working as part of Solihull First, a broad partnership of voluntary and community organisations working together with people who use their services. The new approach will promote self care and independence, making it easier for people to find information and advice, as well as providing specialist support for those who need it.

Some of our wonderful staff

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Opening hours
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 5pm. Friday, 9am – 4:30pm
0121 387 5359
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Solihull Sensory Services c/o Deaf Cultural Centre, Ladywood Road, Birmingham, B16 8SZ.

Want to volunteer with us?

Our volunteers are invaluable and make a huge difference to our work. Whatever your skills, experience and interests, we probably have a volunteering opportunity that will suit you.

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