Action Deafness

Action Deafness (AD) is a deaf-led charitable organisation where 75% governance, 50% management and 80% front-line staff are all Deaf*.

AD provides range of high quality, specialist and value for money services for *"Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Deafened and Deafblind people"‚Äč throughout the UK.

Our flagship services include:
  • Communications Interpreting (NRCPD-registered BSL face-to-face/video online, lip-speaking & remote captioning interpreting service)

  • Community (CQC-registered personal care, assistance and support services)

  • Deaf Direct (DD) (3x Centres in Oxford, Worcester & Hereford; BSL & Deaf Awareness Taster courses, technology & referral equipment services, youth & families, information & advice & fundraising)

AD Head office is based in Leicester with other AD offices in Loughborough, Derby and Brighton. DD has offices in Worcester, Oxford and Hereford.

We have positive Joint Venture arrangements with Cumbria Deaf Association, Hertfordshire Sensory Services and partners from YOUchoose Consortium - CJ Community (Durham/Teesside), DeafPLUS (Birmingham & Greater London) & DeafCOG (Brighton & East Sussex)