Annual Report 2017/2018



Annual Report 2017/18

Here at Deaf Action we are delighted to release our 2017/2018 Annual Report.  This years Annual Report is all about capturing the dynamic work done throughout our different services. The online report is fully accessible in BSL as well as written English. If you require any further information please don’t hesitate to contact us or tel 0131 556 3128.

Mindfulness Workshop -16th February


Mindfullness at Deaf Action

Join us on Saturday 16th February 2019 and learn the fantastic health benefits of mindfulness. Suitable for BSL users 18+. The workshop will cover: – What’s Mindfulness? – Buddhism – Habit of Thinking – Self Care – Meditation exercises When: 10:00 – 13:00 Where: Deaf Action, 49 Albany St, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY Cost: £5.00 Lunch will be included. Trainer: Trudi …

Christmas at Deaf Action!



Join in the festive fun with Deaf Action this December! From rocking around the Christmas markets to parties, there’s plenty to get involved in this festive season.   Christmas BSL Bake Off – Saturday 8th December Bring along your home baked Christmas treats and join us on the 8th December for mulled wine and lots of festive fun. In partnership with …

Christmas BSL Bake Off



Bring along your home baked Christmas treats and join us on the 8th December for mulled wine and lots of festive fun. With prizes for; • Best Christmas cake • Best Christmas Jumper • Fastest Festive Fingerspeller In partnership with the Edinburgh Deaf Sports & Social Club When: Saturday 8th December Time: 15:00 – 19:00 Where: Deaf Action, 49 Albany …

Youth Service Open Day in Kirkcaldy


Come along and meet our lovely members of staff Jack and Alison at our Youth service open day on Saturday the 8th December. You will get a chance to find out more about our Youth Service and provide feedback on what you would like to see from a Youth Service in the Fife area. When: 8th December Time: 11:00 – …

Youth Service – Halloween Party



‘Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble’……Come and join us for a spooky afternoon with lots of games and trick or treat! When: Saturday, 27th October Time: 12:00 — 16:00 Where: 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY Suitable for young people aged 10 – 18 years that are BSL users, deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, Deafblind or …

British Sign Language Family Courses



Family BSL Class

FREE for families with a *deaf child aged 8 years and under. These courses are designed to help you and family members learn BSL in a supportive environment. With two native BSL users teaching the classes, who have a wealth of experience in family signing and teaching all ages, you will learn key vocabulary and language skills for communicating with …

First Aid Training



Would you know what to do if a work colleague, family member or friend had an accident or became unwell? This course will equip you with the skills and confidence to deal with a First Aid incident, and you will receive a formal certificate. Katy Carrick-Anderson is an experienced First Aid trainer and will be teaching this course suited for …

Youth Service – Get Arty!



Come along to our Youth Service on Sat 13th October, where we will be getting arty and making Halloween decorations in preparation of our party on the 27th October. When: Sat 13th Oct 2018 Time: 13:30 – 16:00 Cost: Free Where: 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY Suitable for 10 – 18-year old’s that are BSL users, deaf, deafened, hard …