Deaf Action

Registered Charity Number: SC009898
Edinburgh

55.957354482548, -3.1893731957976

Established in 1835, Deaf Action’s Vision is of an equal and better future for all deaf people. This includes those who are Deaf British Sign language (BSL) users, those who are hard of hearing, deafened and deafblind people. 

Our Mission is to raise awareness of the needs and rights of deaf people, challenge discrimination, and provide services to promote independence and quality of life.  In order to achieve this, the organisation works with service users, volunteers and partners to deliver a range of services including:

•      Adult Learning

•      Communication support (British Sign Language / English Interpreters, Lipspeakers,

        Note-Takers, Deafblind Communicators)

•      Specialist equipment

•      Social work

•      Supported Living

•      Outreach / visiting support services

•      British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness courses

•      Social and leisure activities