Nicky completes Rat Race Edinburgh Ultra



Edinburgh Ultra

A massive thanks goes out to Nicky Hancock for completing The Rat Ultra Tour of  Edinburgh to raise money for Deaf Action’s Youth Club. The run, that starts at the famous Royal Mile, is over a grilling 57K through the City and is said to be like no other! And if that wasn’t enough…… Nicky will also be completing the …

Dundee Office – we are moving!!



Dundee Office Map

From the 1st of November all our services currently held at Sangobeg House, Dundee will be moving!  We have found a fantastic new home for our Lipreading Classes and Evergreen Club at the Brooksbank Community Centre. Located in the East of Dundee with good transport links, we look forward to seeing you there and if that wasn’t enough to entice …

New telphone number for booking’s – 1st May 2019



As of the 1st May 2019 the Deaf Action Bookings Team will have a new SMS text number. The new number is – 07860018761. The old number will stop on 1st June 2019 You can also contact us using: – – 0800 014 1401 You can contact us to: – Book an interpreter – Check if an interpreter has been booked – Any queries …

Job vacancy – Sessional Youth Worker



Since 2015, Deaf Action has run a Youth Club for young people aged 10-18 who are affected by deafness. Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, it has been possible to continue this service. Regular youth clubs and activities have been provided for young people who are deaf, British Sign Language users, deafened, hard of hearing, deafblind and …

Kirkcaldy Charity Shop Closed



It is with sadness we announce that the Deaf Action Kirkcaldy Charity Shop is now closed. Despite the best efforts of our wonderful staff and volunteers over the past year, we have not seen the necessary uptake and have reluctantly taken the decision to close. Philip Gerrard CEO said: ‘With Scotland experiencing more charity shop closures than anywhere else in …

NHS Health Scotland launches ‘r u ok?’ series in BSL for young people.



Deaf Action have produced five BSL version clips for NHS Health Scotland.  The supporting guide ‘r u ok?’ was produced by  NHS Health Scotland to be a supporting guide for parents, carers, teachers, play workers and others working with 8–12 year-old’s. Click on the links below to view each clip. 1. R U worried? – Worry and anxiety 2. R …

Deaf Action receives FaME Award



Deaf Action receives FAME Award

Deaf Action were delighted to be nominated this year for a FaME (Faculty of Medical Educators) Award for our four-week Deaf Awareness & BSL course we run with medical students from the University of Dundee. FaME awards were established to acknowledge, reward and encourage excellence in the teaching of undergraduate medical students. They are organised by the student-led FaME Committee, …

Job vacancy – Support Workers



Time for a change? Come & work with us! We are currently looking for full & part time Support Workers to join our vibrant team. For more information click here