Supporting Deaf people and those with acquired hearing difficulties to live independent lives
C.H.A.T Clubs are back!
Our popular C.H.A.T Clubs have returned! Now taking place across 3 locations across West Norfolk join us for conversation, activities, support & advice, all tailored to those with acquired hearing loss.
Downham Market - Last Thursday of every month - 10am-12pm
Swaffham - Third Monday of every month - 10am-12pm
Hunstanton - Last Monday of every month - 10am-12pm
With activities ranging from Play Your Cards Right, Beetle Drives, Wellbeing Sessions, Reflexology, and our ever popular Christmas meal, there's something for everyone! Even if none of the activities are to your taste, you're still welcome to come along and join us for a cuppa and a chat, we can't wait to see you!
Dads Matter - Understanding Dads
Every Tuesday 12:30 - 2:30, from 27th September
The Deaf Centre, 32b Railway Road, Kings Lynn., PE30 1NF
WNDA are proud to be providing a space for the Dads Matter course
This is a FREE 12 week course that supports fathers across Norfolk. Whether a father is living with his children or apart from them, his role in their upbringing is of huge importance. This course supports all fathers, and covers subjects such as communication, feelings & emotions, and development stages of children, and much more.
ALL fathers are welcome, so feel free to get in touch to book your place.
07917 174895 or email@example.com
Motown, Ska & Mod Night
30th October 2021
Downham Market Town Hall, Bridge Street, PE38 9DW
Live music has returned!
Enjoy a night of live music from some of the best ska, motown & mod bands and DJ's around!
With entertainment from bands such as The Subtones and local DJ's specialising in all your favourite two-tone bands, this is a night not to be missed.
Tickets available for just £12 - Be quick as they're selling out fast!
Photography Exhibition - Communication
23rd - 30th October 2021
Norfolk Creative Arts Centre, Church Hill School, Gayton Road, Grimston, PE32 1BG
WNDA is holding a photography exhibition on the theme of Communication.
Communication has been a major focus for us all during this pandemic, and for those with hearing difficulties it has been particularly challenging.
This exhibition gives everyone the opportunity to show what communication means to them through photography. It is open to everyone; You don't need to be a professional to take part.
Submit your photos to be displayed or come along and view the submissions - It all goes a long way to helping us provide invaluable services to our community.
NEW Men's Group now on!
Especially ran by and for men with hearing loss, this social group is the perfect way for men with hearing difficulties to engage with like-minded individuals.
Taking place on the first Thursday of every month at The Deaf Centre in Kings Lynn, we're looking forward to seeing you there!
NEW Exercise Club!
Taking place every Wednesday at the Salvation Army Hall in Downham Market, join us for a fun, gentle exercise class tailored to those with all levels of hearing loss and all physical abilities. Come along, keep fit, and meet new people!
Deaf Club Coffee Mornings are back!
We're happy to have welcomed our Deaf Club back to the Deaf Centre.
A social group for BSL users offering companionship, activities and support and advice - It's a fun way to connect with others facing similar challenges
Hearing Support Volunteer refresher training
29th July 2021
It was so lovely to invite the first group of hearing support volunteers to the centre today, for some top-up training with Anna and Chris.
We hope to be back up and running all of our outreach services very soon.
Thank you to our volunteers….we couldn’t do it without you!
If you'd like to find out more about volunteering - or other ways you can support the invaluable work we do here at WNDA -get in touch!
Deaf Awareness Training - QEH
2nd September 2021
Members of our team, Anna, Bex & Sarah, provided Communication Awareness Training to the Patient Engagement Team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
"We were so pleased to join the first group of staff at the QEH to deliver our communication awareness training. We believe that learning should be experiential and the feedback from the group was great!"
Our training courses are available to all organisations and businesses. Please get in touch to book yours.
Hearing Support Volunteer refresher training - Round two
14th September 2021
The second group of our wonderful volunteers joined us at The Deaf Centre for some Hearing Support refresher training (and a delicious 'welcome back' lunch). It is so heart-warming to see how dedicated our volunteers are to supporting their community, and to have the centre abuzz with activity again! With the return of our clinics, support groups, social groups & activities, our volunteers really are invaluable - We couldn't do what we do without them!
If you'd like to find out more about how you can support the invaluable work we do here at WNDA -get in touch!
Deaf Week - Tesco
24th September 2021
Tesco Hardwick recently held their annual "Deaf Week" event in store, and our amazing volunteers Colin & Doreen were more than happy to play a part.
They were in store on Friday at our display stand in the entrance foyer to hand out leaflets and spread the word about the services available through WNDA, as well as to provide information & advice to any shoppers who required it.
Tesco also very kindly donated £250 to support our work - Thank you Tesco!
Hunstanton Community Day
1st September 2021
We were delighted to be able to attend the Hunstanton Community Day last month.
Held in the newly-refurbished Town Hall, organisations from across the county were in attendance providing refreshments & support to the local community.
As our CHAT Clubs & Hearing Support services have just started back up in the town, it was the perfect time for us to meet the community and spread the word about the invaluable services we offer.
To find out more about how we can help, or to let us know about other opportunities to reach those in need, get in touch