VISS (Sign Language Interpreting Service)

Website: www.viss.org.uk
Email: viss@btconnect.com
Tel: 01743 210850
Minicom: 01743 466582
Fax: 01743 466581
Address: The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG

Out of hours/emergencies: please call the main office number, where the answer phone message gives details of a dedicated emergency number.

VISS is a not-for-profit company providing professional communication services for Deaf, deafblind and hard-of-hearing people living in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

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VISS Leaflet

VISS offers the following communication services:

  • British Sign language (BSL)/English interpreting
  • Interpreting for deafblind people
  • Lip-speaking
  • Deaf Awareness Training
  • Speech-to-text/electronic note-taking
  • Manual note-taking
  • Document translation
  • 24/7 emergency phone/text contact

Some  settings where these services are required:

  • Surgeries and hospitals
  • Police
  • Courts
  • Solicitor’s appointments
  • Social Services
  • Education
  • Employment interviews
  • Training
  • Citizen’s Advice Bureau
  • Financial services
  • Religious settings
  • Staff meetings
  • Public meetings
  • Conferences
  • Theatres

All services provided by VISS are confidential, impartial, simple to use and are of benefit to deaf, hearing impaired and hearing people.

2 thoughts on “VISS (Sign Language Interpreting Service)

  1. hillsmcgraw@yahoo.com

    Heyy its pretty nice to read about VISS services. Before that i didn’t knew about that services but after reading this I am really aware from this.

    1. val Post author

      Thank you for your comment. SDN tries really hard to include relevant information, but we have to rely on you to tell us about it, and its wonderful when someone lets us know that it was useful too!

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