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Deafblind UK

John and Lucille van Geest Place
Cygnet Road, Hampton
Peterborough
PE7 8FD

Tel: 01733 358100 (TEXTPHONE 01733 358858)
Fax: 01733 358356

Email: info@deafblind.org.uk
Web: www.deafblind.org.uk See external link policy

Description

This is a charity which provides advice, information and support to people with combined sight and hearing loss. It offers a national helpline with a single number for both voice and text calls.

The charity provides communicator guides who can support deafblind people during shopping trips, social and leisure activities, courses or work placements, and appointments. Communicator guides also work with deafblind people in residential care.

The charity can also provide volunteer befrienders who will visit or telephone deafblind people on a regular basis. This scheme offers companionship and friendship for isolated, lonely and housebound deafblind people.

Relevant for

  • Carers
  • Older people
  • Physical disabilities

Cost band

free

Charity registration number

802976

Contact us

Gateway to Care

Email: gatewaytocare@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 393000
Textphone: 01422 393398
Text messages only: 07776454642

Website help

Email: ahsc@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 363561

1 Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TU

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