Providing services for Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people for over 140 years.
Empowering all Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and Deafblind people to achieve their full potential and be fully included members of the wider community.Why the community needs us
Deafconnect provides services to all Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people, their families and carers in Northamptonshire. Our services include information, advice and support for anyone living with a hearing impairment, access to information and services through interpreting, advocacy, self help and social groups, services for people with a dual sensory impairment and BSL classes at level 1 and 2.Our impact on the community
Our services improve our clients' quality of life in a wide variety of ways such as accessing the correct disability benefits they are entitled to and accessing interpreters for appointments such as the doctors, dentists etc. We help people with specialist equipment for the deaf that helps them live more independently.We run groups for those with tinnitus , we offer training into employment support. We have Deaf youth clubs and activities for Deaf children
.We need a volunteer co-ordinator to help with day to day support and recruitment of further volunteers. We need volunteers to help in our community cafe, cooking and serving food. We need volunteers to help with activities for children too