Support for people with sight and hearing loss

When you make a referral to this service, you'll be taken to this external referral form.

Deafblind UK is a national charity supporting people who have sight and hearing loss. We can support you to be as independent as you want to be and keep doing the things you love.

Our free support includes practical help, mental health support and social opportunities. We also provide support for carers.

Our free, remote services include:

  • Counselling
  • Six-week emotional support service
  • One-to-one technology support with setting up new devices, personalising accessibility features and solving problems
  • Befriending and social groups
  • Practical support, such as help with contacting your local council about benefits or accessing healthcare
  • Employment advice
  • Deafblindness helpline.

We also offer paid services, including discounted accessible holidays and supported living.

Advocacy for carers
Benefits advice and assessment
Advice to businesses and voluntary organisations
Adult carers advice and support
Welfare rights advice
Employment and training initiatives
Connecting with others
Helping with money
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Support for carers
Support with employment
Youth support
Service access criteria:

Our services are for you:

  • If you have sight and hearing loss
  • If you care for or support someone with sight and hearing loss
  • If you’re the parent or guardian of a young person who has sight and hearing loss.
  • If you’re a professional working with people who have sight and hearing loss.
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Deafblind, deafblindness, sightloss, sight loss, blind, blindness, partially sighted, deaf, hearing loss, sensory loss, sensory impairment, dual sensory loss, macular degeneration, cataract, retinopathy, glaucoma, usher syndrome, tinnitus.
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