Telephone:  020 7790 6147 Fax: 020 7790 9269

Contact Form:

Address: DeafPLUS, First Floor, Trinity Centre, Key Close, Whitechapel London E1 4HG

Birmingham Office: Tuesday: 9 am – 5 pm, Wednesdays: 9 am – 5.30 pm, Thursdays: 9 am – 5 pm


Telephone/Text: 07594 473723

Address: BVSC The Centre for Voluntary Action,138 Digbeth, Birmingham  B5 6DR

Deafplus is a registered medium-sized charity and company limited by guarantee working to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life:

  • Information, Advocacy and Guidance
  • Personal support and development
  • Training in Deaf and hard of hearing issues
  • Lipreading and Hearing loss rehabilitation
  • Equipment assessment and fitting
  • BME and DeafBlind support
  • Sport, leisure and social activities
  • IT training and internet access
  • Employment support
  • Sign language interpreting / communication support

Activities include:

  • Information, Advice and Guidance:  An information, advice and guidance service for Deaf and hard of hearing people living in Birmingham. Surgeries and workshops offer free personal and practical support on a range of issues including:Workshops and community talks
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Attendance Allowance (AA), Personable Independence Payments (PIP)
    • Income/Support/Universal Credit
    • Tax credits
    • Housing – including Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit and applying for housing
    • Access to council services
    • Advice on access to legal services
    • Providing advocacy support at meetings with other agencies
    • Signposting to other agencies
    • Internet cafe – Internet access and web-based information
    • Sign language interpreting and communication support
  • Coffee Afternoons
  • Advocacy Service
  • Social and Personal Development events
  • Training:
    • For Deaf and hard of hearing people:
      • Lipreading and hearing loss rehabilitation
      • Employment-related training
      • Confidence enhancement and self-esteem
      • Welfare rights
      • Basic living skills
    • For hearing people:
      • British Sign Language (BSL) Signature Levels 1 – 4
      • Tailor-made BSL courses (non-accredited
      • Deaf Awareness (Signature accredited courses)
      • Deaf Awareness (tailor-made)
      • Communication Tactics (Signature accredited)
      • Communication Tactics (tailor-made)
      • Other Signature subjects
  • Ethnic Minority Service

DeafPlus is a Registered Charity Number 1073468.

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