Your Deaf Community
The Deaf Led team understands the importance of Deaf culture and know from personal experience the issues faced by Deaf people and the best advice and support to overcome these.
Devon Deaf Community
Our Deaf Community help and support services are provided by members of Devon Deaf Community, a team of people who are fluent in British Sign Language.
The Deaf Led Services team understands the importance of Deaf culture and knows from personal experience the issues faced by Deaf people and the best advice and support to overcome these.
We offer a range of support services for Deaf people, from Deaf sport with our Deaf Get Active team, to buddy and volunteer training, to help in getting a new job, to our Deaf counselling service.
You can find out about all our services and support on this web page or contact the team to find out more. SMS: 07856 426940, BSL facetime firstname.lastname@example.org
Want someone to talk to in British Sign Language?
Contact Justine via SMS or email (links below).
“Jodie has been able to fully access two National Trust properties in Cornwall. Today we have been at Godolphin. In April she was able to use the Tramper at Lanhydrock”.
“I am grateful for the help applying for a job”
Your Support and Help Services
Your first point of contact with Living Options Devon, our friendly Hub team connects you to the support services, advice, and information that you need.Learn more
Time To Talk
Our free, confidential listening support and advice helpline, for those with a disability and/or long-term health condition.Learn more
Six free sessions of accessible counselling to people with a disability and members of the Deaf community (British Sign Language Users) across Devon.Learn more
Get Active Together
Supporting disabled and Deaf BSL users to become more active and engage in sport and physical activityLearn more
Deaf Led Services
As British Sign Language users and members of the Deaf Community, the Deaf Led team know first-hand the issues faced by Deaf people and the best advice and support to give to overcome these.Learn more
Living Options Northern Devon, Sight and Hearing Loss Service
Living Options Northern Devon, supporting you with information, advice and equipment for sight and hearing loss. The team also signpost to additional support services locally for disabled people and members of the Deaf Community.Learn more
Devon Disability Network (DDN)
Enabling disabled and Deaf people to campaign and be involved in developing the support services they need.Learn more
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We support Purple Tuesday
Ask your local shops to make a commitment to improving access. This could be through implementing the hidden disability sunflower lanyard scheme, or supporting customers with sensory needs with formal quiet hours.Find out more
50 years of Pride
This year the UK is celebrating 50 years of Pride. On 1 July 1972 a ‘carnival parade’ of protest was […]Find out more
BBC Make a Difference Awards 2022
BBC Local Radio has created a new award campaign to celebrate people who are going above and beyond to make […]Find out more
Captioning Awareness Week
Nearly one in five (18%) of UK adults are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. Fewer than 1% is fluent in British Sign Language, this means captioned performances are vital for the 11 million who want to enjoy the arts like anyone else.Find out more
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South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2023-24
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Stephanie Lewis new CEO at Living Options Devon
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Coronation Cake Sale
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