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We are a Community Interest Company (non-profit organisation), providing a range of services in the North East around Deaf and Hearing Impairment.


We consult Forum Members for advice and guidance on different projects and issues.

Deaf and hearing working together in Tyne and Wear, breaking down the barriers that Deaf or hearing impaired people face in our society.

This includes training, British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation, Support and general advice and guidance.                                           


Julie is highly qualified at BSL Level 4 working towards Level 6.  She has been signing and working with young people, adults and socialising with Deaf friends, gaining BSL qualifications for a long time. She is responsible for the running of the organisation.

Cheryl is our Managing Director and her duties also include being one of our Communication Support team.  She has worked for over 20 years with Deaf Children and is a BSL Level 3 qualified and looking to attain Level 6 and Interpreter status within the near future.