Youth Service Open Day – Welcome Back



Youth Club Summer Programme

On Saturday the 22nd of September we will be hosting an open day, to welcome back old members and new.  You will also get a chance to meet our new and very friendly Youth Work Coordinator; Jack Speirs. There will be games and activities and even some Domino’s Pizza! The group that is for 10 – 18 year olds,  gives you a chance …

Befriending Service Open Day


We all know what it’s like to feel lonely, but did you know that two out of three people with deafness feel socially isolated? We are holding two open days on the 12th and 18th September from 11:30 – 14:00, where you can learn about how to  become a befriender, training you will receive such as deaf  awareness and befriending …

Deaf Action’s Charity Shop reopens!



South Queensferry Charity Shop reopens

Yesterday we were delighted to see our boutique charity shop reopen in South Queensferry. The shop that is managed and run by a dedicated group of volunteers was fitfully reopened by one of our longest servicing volunteers and book enthusiast, Jim. With customers queuing to get in, we would like to wish the shop every success. If you have a …

TCV & Deaf Action Summer Programme 2018



Youth Club Summer Programme

This summer The Conservation Volunteers and Deaf Action are teaming up to offer Young People a fun packed Young Explorers summer programme. Running every Wednesday 10:00 – 16:00 from the 11th July. Bring your own picnic and meet at the venue if you want to join in the fun! 11th July –  Kinneil Estate Bo’ness  (West) Tour of house Visit museum …

Volunteer Open Day – Kirkcaldy



On Friday the 8th June, Deaf Action will be hosting an event for current and new volunteers at our charity shop in Kirkcaldy. You will get the chance to meet some of our existing volunteers and learn about how to become a volunteer, the training you will receive and the rewarding experience of giving back to your local community. People …

Managing Your Hearing Loss



Do you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experience? The City of Edinburgh Council are offering a free 6 weeks course to provide information, skills and confidence to help you manage your hearing loss better. Different topics such as dealing with hearing aids, lipreading, …

Deaf Action Youth Service Awarded £125,977 by Big Lottery



Here at Deaf Action we are delighted to announce that we have received a fantastic £125,977 grant from the Improving Lives Big Lottery Fund. Our Youth Service at Deaf Action allows young people affected by deafness, aged between 10 -18 and living in the Edinburgh & Lothians, Fife & Borders the chance to develop their communication skills, grow friendships outside …

BSL Employability workshops



Lipreading Classes at Deaf Action

During the month of May, our Employability Service at Deaf Action will be running a number of workshops in Edinburgh. Designed for Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users, the workshops will all be delivered in BSL. Interview Skills Wednesday 02/05/2018  13:00 – 16:00 • How to prepare for an interview • Different types of interviews • How to answer common …

Hearing Aid Repair Clinics – Bonnyrigg



Midlothian Community Hospital in Bonnyrigg are now offering hearing aid repair clinics every Monday. For more information please call Audiology on  0131 536 1637 and ask for a Midlothian clinic appointment