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Supporting you in Northern Ireland

Are you looking for support in Northern Ireland?


We've developed a range of support services to meet the needs of local people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus.

You can book communication support, get help with your hearing aid, or find information on tinnitus.

We have a large team of experienced and understanding staff and volunteers who are skilled in working with people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus at a range of locations across Northern Ireland.


Hear to help sessionHear to Help - hearing aid support

Do you live in Northern Ireland and need help with your NHS hearing aids? Our Hear to Help volunteers can provide free advice and support.

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Hear to meet befriending clubHear to Meet - befriending service

Hearing Loss and deafness can be isolating, so we have set up a network of social groups to help reduce isolation and distress.

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Communication support

Are you looking for communication support? Find out how to choose the best form of support and how to book communication support.

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A man and woman having a conversation in BSL at Harkness Gardens, supported living service in Northern Ireland. Care and support

Find out how we can support you to find services that meet your needs. We help service providers, service users and professionals.

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DAY Deaf Awareness for Young People

Deaf Awareness for Younger People

Deaf Awareness for Young people (D.A.Y.) aims to reach out to schools and youth groups to raise awareness of hearing loss and deafness.

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Are you deaf or do you have a hearing loss and are looking for support to access employment or further education?

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A meeting in a workplace with a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.Citizens Advice Bureau drop-in 

In Northern Ireland, we provide sign language interpreters for specialist Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB) services in Belfast and Derry.

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We work with a range of employers, education and health partners to give you the chance to take part in health, leisure and sports activities.

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Action on Hearing Loss volunteers at an information stand. Information and exhibition stands

Organising an event in Northern Ireland? We can attend and give talks, provide exhibition stands and help signpost you to local services.

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An instructor at the front of the class in a Start to Sign course. Services for businesses

If you are a business or service provider we can help you gain our Louder than Words accreditation, a Work Based Events and arrange training courses.

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Two people using British Sign Language to communicate. Training for individuals and small group groups

For smaller organisations and individuals we run Training Access Points (TAP) in Start to Sign and Deaf Awareness training at single venues.

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