Coronavirus update: Social work duty



Duty drop in during COVID-19 outbreak Please email to arrange a facetime call. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we will be changing the way social work duty appointments happen. We are offering a remote social work duty service every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm through facetime. Please email to arrange a facetime call. Clients who cannot use …

Coronavirs Update: 18th March



In light of the latest government and public health advice, Deaf Action will be reviewing how best to continue our support in the deaf community.       From the 18th March until further notice the following will be cancelled;   Lipreading Classes  Double-H Group  Deaf Action Youth Club  Evergreen Club (Dundee)  Golden Amber Club   Edinburgh Deaf Sports and Social Club  Deaf Action Charity Shop …

Customer Update: Coronavirus COVID-19



With Coronavirus COVID-19 spreading in the UK, we would like explain ways in which you can help minimise the risk of spread in the community. What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. ·     a cough ·     a high temperature ·     shortness of breath But these …

Festival Fundraiser –Quiz Night



wooden blocks with individual letter, assembled to read the word 'quiz'

  On the 22nd April Deaf Action, Heriot-Watt and Goose’s Quizzes will be hosting a fun filled evening of quizzing, raffling and games at The Counting House. The Quiz will be accessible in British Sign Language (BSL) and in English for teams between four to six players. We hope this enjoyable evening will help raise funds for launching the first …

We are hiring!



It’s an exciting time to join Deaf Action as we seek to grow the charity! To help us deliver our new business strategy we are expanding our fundraising function and are recruiting two new positions of a Community & Event’s Fundraiser and Trusts & Foundation’s Fundraiser. The closing date for these posts is 15th March 2020, with the interviews scheduled to take place the week commencing 23rd March 2020, at …

Deaf Festival Coming to Deaf Action this August!



Here at Deaf Action we are very excited to open our doors this August to launch Scotland’s first ever Deaf Festival during the Edinburgh Fringe.  Located on Albany Street in the heart of the New Town, we will be offering three events spaces that are accessible to *deaf/ hard of hearing people.  Not only do we hope to have a great line up of performances, there will …

Parent of Deaf child running London Marathon for Deaf Action



Nicky hancock running London Marathon

Nicky Hancock, parent of a *deaf child is taking on the gruelling London Marathon this April to help raise funds for Deaf Action. But don’t worry you don’t need to get your running trainers on to show your support, you can simply make a donation on her page.   Nicky’s Story: As many of you will know, our daughter Emily …

Trustee Vacancy



Trustee Vacancy

Help us make a difference! Deaf Action are looking for experienced professionals to join our Board of Directors. We are looking for motivated individuals who share our values and are enthusiastic about improving the quality and conditions of life for deaf people. Due to the ageing population it is expected that the number of deaf and hard of hearing people …

30% off British Sign Language Taster Course



Desire to learn British Sign Language (BSL) and communicate with the *deaf community? Check out our six week Taster Course starting this February! A fantastic introduction to BSL,  you will learn how to have a conversation as well as *deaf awareness. Book now and you will receive 30% off courses starting this February! Normal price £95.00 now £66.50. Quick spaces …