Signal (Sensory Impairment Global, National and Local)

Website: https://www.signal.org.uk/

Email:  info@signal.org.uk

Contact Form: https://www.signal.org.uk/contact-us
Telephone: 01743 358356 (UK Enquiries)

Telephone: 01743 364 644 (International Enquiries)

Text message (SMS): 07950 782 819 (for people with hearing or speech impairments)

Head Office: Chamber House, 5 Henry Close, Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury,  Shropshire, SY1 3TJ (Please note that Chamber House is not a hub and you will not be able to get hearing aid batteries, re-tubing of hearing aids or other assistance at this office) 

Signal works to help deaf people and those with hearing loss in the UK and overseas. By engaging people though breaking down barriers and raising awareness, we can give people the power to change their own lives.

Our current UK work is focused in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. Signal is in the process of developing its new project, As soon as plans are finalised and information is available, we will update this page.

Signal is a charity building deaf friendly communities in Shropshire and Africa.

In Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, the charity provides practical and emotional support for people living with hearing loss, Deafness and tinnitus.  

The services they provide and support follow an outreach approach, and include the following:

  • Tinnitus drop-in sessions;
  • Deaf Awareness Education Sessions;
  • Social and education opportunities for the profoundly Deaf ;
  • Hearing Loop audits in public places and spaces;
  • British Sign Language courses;
  • Peer Support Groups for people with hearing loss 

Note: With the closure of The Signal Hub, Riverside, Shrewsbury in October 2018,  Hearing Aid batteries and re-tubing and other Free Hearing Aid repairs in Shrewsbury,  Shropshire RCC are opening a new hearing aid drop in repair clinic in Shrewsbury Library, Castle Street.

Shropshire Tinnitus Groups are still taking place in Telford and Shrewsbury. For further information, please contact tinnitus@signal.co.uk or call 01743 358356.

Information, help and advice is available to all NHS hearing aid users and in addition simple hearing aid repairs, re-tubing and maintenance is available for wearers of NHS hearing aids supplied by Shrewsbury or Telford hospital Audiology department.

Shropshire RCC run Effective Hearing Programmes, they can be contacted on these numbers 01743 342168/342163 or email Julie Stedma.  Julie.stedman@shropshire-rcc.org.uk

Signal. The charity is still operating both locally and abroad.  Locally, they are in a period of change and while The Hub has not been retained, they are developing new projects that will help people locally. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Find us on Face Book @SignalCharity and Twitter @SignalCharity

Registered Charity Number 1151615

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