Hello! Welcome to Deaflink

We are here to offer support to D/deaf, Deafblind, Hard-of-Hearing and Deafened people and their families across the North East. We provide some services and can signpost you to others.

This is our homepage with the latest news, a diary of events. If you have any comments contact us.

See the links above to explore our website

Deaflink is a team of both Deaf and Hearing staff, Board of Trustees and a Community Action Group who are made up of D/deaf, deafblind and Hard-of-Hearing service users and hearing professionals. 

Through this website we will provide information about Deaflink and the services we offer but we also want to provide up to date information about what is happening in the region and how to access various important services.

If you have an event you would like added then please contact us by clicking on the link at the top.

Useful links

 Newcastle City Council Social Care Direct - Adult social care services for deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted, deafblind people. Click here for more information.

If anyone Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing living in Newcastle is struggling they can arrange a needs assessment by contacting Social Care Direct on 0191 2788377 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Once the assessment is complete, equipment can be offered free of charge and is not means tested.  Once equipment has been provided subsequent equipment would need to be self-funded. There is a website to support the identification of equipment and clients should visit www.myequipmentnewcastle.org.uk

Another Council Services can be found on this link http://www.deaflink.org.uk/important-services/city-council

See our Safeguarding Adults BSL/Subtitled videos for different types of abuse and how to report - Click here

Read our Blogs here

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Deaflink North East is a Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England and Wales; Company No. 7982375; charity number 1147237.