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Cumbria Specialist Equipment Support

We offer a specialist equipment support service for D/deaf, hard of hearing and dual sensory impaired residents living in Cumbria. We also provide support to families, carers, professionals and other organisations, working together to help people with hearing loss to live independent lives.

This service includes:


Our experienced Technical Officers undertake assessments and where eligible, help people access equipment for use within the home. Assessments can be carried out in the home by prior appointment only.

Specialist Equipment Support

Following an assessment and subject to Care Act eligibility, we can provide equipment such as pager systems, personal and domestic hearing loops, minicom/textphone equipment, home alerting systems and flashing doorbells.

Information, Advice and Support

As part of the Cumbria Deaf and Hearing Loss Services, we are also able to offer information, advice and support on a range of topics from welfare benefits to housing. To find out more, please click on the link below.

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Opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
07702 941994

Cumbria Deaf and Hearing Loss Services, Room 9, The Office, Mardale Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9EH.

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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.

A boy with a hearing aid is sitting at the table playing a game, carefully removing bricks from a stack. A member of staff/volunteer is smiling as she watches.