We offer services and support which help break down barriers and empower people who are D/deaf, hard of hearing, sight impaired or deafblind to live full lives. Most of our services are delivered in the Midlands, Northern England and the East of England. Many are also available remotely, for example, via video call.
Equipment and assistive technology can help people with sensory impairments to live independently, access information and opportunities. We provide assessments, advice, guidance and training to help you identify the right technology and equipment for you and learn how to use it effectively.
Those who are d/Deaf, hard of hearing or have a sight impairment sometimes need support to help them look for a job or to access training and education opportunities, our service has been specifically designed to meet their needs. We also provide advice and support to employers.
We know sometimes there are barriers to accessing services, information and activities related to your health and wellbeing. We offer advice, support and activities to support you to manage health conditions, prevent or delay health conditions wherever possible and maintain your health.
We provide interpreting and communication support services to support communication between those who are d/Deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind and hearing. This includes British Sign Language, Sign Supported English, Deaf Relays and more.
We provide a range of training opportunities including accredited courses and informal training sessions. Examples include digital skills, personal social development and British Sign Language. Training varies by location depending on local needs and funding.