Get involved

How you can help?

Deaflink are keen to work with you.  People can help us in a variety of ways:

  • Fundraising
  • Membership
  • Volunteering
  • Campaigning

For example we are developing a project to work with volunteers - people who give their time for free to work with us. We are looking to fundraise to provide professional support to our volunteers and would be happy to hear from anyone who has skills they want to share with us.

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

Upcoming events

Deaf Men's Health Forum 4 December 2017 at 1:30pm
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Deaflink North East is a Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England and Wales; Company No. 7982375; charity number 1147237.