Other Charities

AoHLAction on Hearing Loss

Provide support, resources and equipments for people with hearing loss.
Website: click here.

bdaBDA - British Deaf Association

Focused on achieving equality for Deaf people through community empowerment, membership and campaigning.
Website: click here.

BIDBID Services

registered charity working with deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and physically and sensory disabled people across the UK.
Website: click here.


A community Interest Company (CIC) aiming to provide Support, Information and Guidance to CODAs (Children of Deaf Adults), of all ages

Website: click here.
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DeafblindUKDeafblind UK

national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss. 
Website: click here.

HearingDogHearing Dogs for Deaf People

national charity and centre of excellence in training dogs to alert deaf people to important sounds and danger signals in the home, work place and public buildings.
                         Website: click here.

ndcsNDCS - National Deaf Children Society

National charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
Website: click here.


National charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind.
Website: click here.


Set up to help with the needs of deaf people in the community focusing on mental and physical healthcare.
Website: click here.

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

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