Lipreading Practice

Local Associations & Charities

Local hospitals

firstPoint

FirstPoint Hard of Hearing, Deaf and Interpreting Services CIC

URL: firstpointcic.co.uk

Experts in Living with Deafness and Hearing Loss

General and Social Work Enquiries
tel 01372 376558 | fax 01372 363239 | sms 07860 026269
email firstpoint@surreycc.gov.uk
skype firstpoint-connect

Interpreting and Communication Support Enquiries
tel 01372 360718 | fax 01372 363239 | sms 07814 262854
email firstpoint@surreycc.gov.uk
skype firstpoint-connect

Company No. 07847992 Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH

FirstPoint is a social work-led and employee owned social enterprise. We established ourselves as a community interest company because we wanted to reinvest our 'profits' back into the community. We provide a range of high quality specialist services to D/deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.

Our services include; Social Work, Interpreting and Communication Services, Hearing Loss Advisory Service; providing advice, rehabilitation and equipment and our Consultancy Division providing a range of bespoke services and training

Pddcs The Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society

PDDCS

URL: www.pddcs.co.uk

ATLA (Association Lipreading Tutors to Adults)

C/o Hearing LINK
27-28 The Waterfront
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN23 5UZ

URL: www.lipreading.org.uk

Email: atla@lipreading.org.uk

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)

Telephone: 020 7296 8000
Textphone: 020 7296 8001
Fax: 020 7296 8199

URL: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

19-23 Featherstone St.
London,
Greater London
EC1Y 8SL

Addenbrookes (Cambridge)

Broomfield (Chelmsford)

Broomfield Hospital Audiology Services details (Mid Essex)

URL: Click here for Audiology Services

Local community Education

Essex Adult Community Learning

Lip Reading courses Essex & Lip Reading classes in Essex

General Enquiries: 0845 603 7635
Fax: 01245 436319

Email: lifelong.learning@essex.gov.uk

URL: www.essex.gov.uk/adultlearning

PO Box 47,
County Hall,
Chelmsford,
Essex
CM2 6WN

Hearing Help Essex

Hearing Help Essex

Hearing Help Essex is a charity based in Chelmsford and cover Chelmsford, Braintree, Maldon, Uttlesford and their surrounding areas.

WHY WE ARE HERE AND WHAT WE DO
A quarter of a million people in Essex have some degree of hearing loss, nationally that amounts to one in seven of the population. Hearing Help Essex exists to alleviate the isolation and loneliness that hearing loss can bring. We can help with the cleaning and re-tubing of NHS hearing aids and the short term loan and advice on specialist equipment.

Contacts:
Manager: Heather Stuart
Service Coordinator: Susan Butler
Administration Assistant: Anita Glover

Telephone: 01245 348440/496347

Email: info@hearinghelpessex.org.uk

URL: www.hearinghelpessex.org.uk

cambridgeshirehearinghelp.org.uk

cambridgeshirehearinghelp.org.uk

Director: Frances Dewhurst

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 12.30pm

Telephone/Textphone: 01223 416141
FAX: 01223 245800
Address: 8A Romsey Terrace, Cambridge CB1 3NH

(Also a contact point for Cambridge Hard of Hearing Club and Cambridgeshire Tinnitus Support Group.)

Lipreading Service, Suffolk Hearing Support Service

Lipreading classes are open to all adults.
Classes are run for 30 weeks based on the academic year.

Who to contact:
Name: Ellen Kaye
Position: General Manager

Telephone: 01473 467785 / 01473 467789
Fax: 01473 467782

Email: enquiries@shss.org.uk

URL: www.shss.org.uk

Contact address:
Name: Ellen Kaye
Position: General Manager
Suffolk House
2 Wharfedale Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 4JP

Hearing Help Uttlesford

A local charity which provides free services for the hard of hearing (members & non members) by specially trained volunteers.
A nominal annual fee for Membership of the charity helps to fund the help sessions.

Sessions at the following venues:

Stansted : The Day centre Crafton Green
Last Tuesday of each month 2.00-4.00p.m.

Thaxted : The Surgery, Margaret Street
Last Thursday of each month
10.00am- 12.00pm

Great Dunmow: The Surgery, John Tasker House
56 new Street
Last Friday of each month
10.00am – 12.00pm

Saffron Walden: The Day Centre Hill Street
Last Saturday of each month
9.45am -11.30am

In the absence of the Co-odinator
Hearing Help Uttlesford can also be contacted on:
01279 814621

Click Here for the Uttlesford Help for Hearing information leaflet.

WEA

deafPLUS - Lipreading and Communication Skills Training

First Floor
Trinity Centre
Key Close
Whitechapel
London E1 4HG

Tel: 020 7790 6147 (main number including fundraising)
Fax: 020 7790 9269

Email: info@deafplus.org

URL: www.deafplus.org