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Deafness Resource Centre


Originally established in 1928 (as St Helens and District Society for Deaf People), the Deafness Resource provides services that aim to empower, support and enhance the quality of life of D/deaf people across St Helens & Halton

Services Provided:

  • Communications service: an agency supplying British Sign Language Interpreters, Lipspeakers and the like to enable D/deaf people to have access to services in a variety of settings such as medical, legal, financial or social
  • Advocacy service, taking action to help deaf people express their views/wishes and secure their rights
  • Equipment service providing environmental aids designed to support people to live more independently in their homes, at work or on the move.  For example flashing doorbells, telephone amplifiers, TV loop systems
  • Outreach Services including a Befriending Scheme to reduce isolation and coffee mornings
  • Self-Help Groups including Tinnitus Support Group, Deaf Club, Hard of Hearing Club
  • Room Hire in a variety of accessible rooms
  • Other services include provision of general information, Church services held every Sunday in signed and spoken English
  • Children & Young Peoples services offering support, youth clubs, after school clubs, trips and family support

How to Access the Service:

Contact the centre for further information. An assessment of needs may be required for some services.


Deafness Resource Centre, 32-40 Dentons Green Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 2QB


01744 23887


01744 611 540



Type of Organisation:

local charity (no.1128148)
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