Supporting Deaf people and those with acquired hearing difficulties to live independent lives
Deaf Support at The Deaf Centre
WNDA Deaf Community Support Service provides support for Deaf people and BSL users in West Norfolk.
This service provides help & guidance in life areas such as:
Booking interpreter services
Work & employment concerns
Help with living independently
And much more...
Deaf Community Support is available by appointment only, either face-to-face or via email.
Learn BSL with WNDA - Courses now on - Limited spaces so book your place now!
As well as offering practical assistance & advice, we also run social groups & activities specifically for BSL users of all ages, providing companionship and support to all Deaf people and those with acquired hearing loss.
Social Groups for BSL Users
Deaf Support also provides companionship through the Deaf Coffee Morning Group, which meets weekly every Tuesday between 10am - 12:30pm at The Deaf Centre.
A friendly, social group specifically for BSL users, with a jam-packed schedule of fun activities & refreshments, come along to meet with friends in a welcoming, inclusive space.
Follow our Facebook page for live updates on upcoming activities, as well as useful information to help you live your best independent life
Join us for our NEW family signing coffee morning group - A social, supportive group for those with Deaf babies & pre-schoolers.
Useful Information for the Deaf Community
Cancer support for Deaf people
Macmillan and Self Help UK are launching a new service to support Deaf people with cancer.
Providing one-on-one support, both practical and emotional, in BSL. Also providing access to peer support groups and advocacy support.
This service is available to those living with cancer, and also family members supporting a Deaf person with cancer.
DEAF Connexions BSL interpreter services are closing
As of 30th June 2022 Deaf Connexions will no longer be providing BSL interpreter services. Instead any interpreter services will need to be booked via the following organisations:
Language Empire - GP, Dentist or Optician appointments
Intran - Hospital & health services, Mental health services, County Council & social care, Borough & District councils