Online Directory - Community Service

Action Deafness - Community Support, Personal Care & Assistant Services in partnership with DeafCOG

What we do

Action Deafness and DeafCOG work jointly, to provide one-to-one support to Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deaf-blind people. As we are both Deaf-led organisations with experience and expertise in both Deafness and Community Care, we are able to provide a holistic and tailored Deaf specific service to people living in Brighton & Hove City and East Sussex.

Kim Wyer (DeafCOG PA Coordinator) - Mhairi Simpson (AD Community Business Manager)

Kim Wyer - SMS / Voice: 07703 378 098 - Mhairi Simpson - SMS: 07528 569 079

Action for Deafness

Head Office, 22 Sussex Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4EA

What we do

Action for Deafness is a charitable organisation that provides NHS audiology services throughout Sussex. Patients are seen by appointment only in Covid -19 secure premises in Haywards Heath, Worthing or Steyning. Hearing aids that utilise the latest technology are prescribed and all ongoing support can be provided remotely.

Jane Shaw, CEO

Tel: 01444 415 582 / SMS: 07800 005 423

Brighton, Hove and West Sussex Deaf Children's Society

What we do

We are a charity run by parents of deaf children bringing family friendship and fun. We organise fun events for children of all ages and enable our deaf and hearing impaired children to make new friends and have a good time. For parents, we offer a network of help and supportWe are a charity run by parents of deaf children bringing family friendship and fun. We organise fun events for children of all ages. Deaf Hockey for children. Coffee Morning 10am – 12pm First Friday of every month Durrington Children’s Centre, Walnut Road 81 Salvington Road Worthing BN13 2JD.

Linda Bambridge

07519 869 878

DeafCOG (Deaf Cultural Outreach Group)

What we do

An umbrella organisation that hosts activities and projects of value to the Deaf community. The aim is to promote the Deaf identity positively; to create opportunities; to strengthen the community; and to provide community-led services in British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf culture. 

Christopher Wyer

SMS: 07887 946 563

DeafCOG (Deaf Cultural Outreach Group)

What we do

DeafCOG COVID-19 Support in East Sussex and Brighton & Hove: We got funds from the Sussex Community Foundation to set up and train volunteers to support our projects before the COVID-19 pandemic started. We changed our priority and Sussex Community Foundation kindly agreed to let us use the funds to support the Deaf community who are isolated from the lockdown. The funds are also being used to train and support the project team including volunteers.

Kim Wyer (DeafCOG Project Lead)

Kim Wyer - SMS / Voice: 07703 378 098

Get Involved Group - Possability People

What we do

We bring together Brighton and Hove residents with a lived experience of disability to identify issues in the city and improve access and getting out and about. Meet in central Brighton every 6 weeks, topics chosen by members. Currently looking into funding for BSL interpreters – previously Council funded. Jake McKay Email: jake@possabilitypeople.org.uk Tel: 01273 20 89 34 SMS: 07795 904 179 to let them know you’re coming so they can arrange access needsWe bring together Brighton and Hove residents with a lived experience of disability to identify issues in the city and improve access and getting out and about. Meet in central Brighton every 6 weeks, topics chosen by members. Currently looking into funding for BSL interpreters – previously Council funded.

Lily Kennard, Project Lead & Engagement Community

Tel: 01273 894 040 / SMS: 07774 910 064

REXASH Consultancy

30 Ship Street, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5DH

What we do

Rexash provides consultancy and representation services to the Deaf and Hearing community in Sussex.

Simon Hesselberg, Consultant

SMS: 07818 035 496

RNID - Sussex Community Outreach Service

Room 106A, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

What we do

Community Outreach Services for people who are deaf, deafblind or have hearing loss with additional support needs.
Our teams support people in their own homes and local communities based on the level of support they need to keep them independent, reduce isolation and to get involved in activities that interest them. Contact for general enquiries: Sheila Killick, Manager Tel: 01273 840967

Referral Coordinator

03332 405 659