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Deafblind UK

AddressNational Centre for Deafblindness,
John and Lucille van Geest Place,
Cygnet Road, Hampton,
PostcodePE7 8FD
DescriptionDeafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.

They offer a range of services for deafblind people, such as:

- Communicator guides
- An information and advice helpline
- Residential home support
- Supported accommodation
- Specialist services, including help with assessments of need
- Independent living teams, offering many types of support within one team

Deafblind UK runs a London outreach project, which focuses on reducing the feeling of isolation and the impact on the mental health of older people (60+) with dual impairment. It offers befriending services and support to deafblind people in Wandsworth, Lambeth, Southwark and some other London areas.

Visit the Deafblind UK website

Telephone number01733 358100 (Helpline)

Record last updated: 25 January 2017