Deaf Support

Support for Deaf People

in Southwark

SDA is one of a few organisations providing support to Deaf People in Southwark depending on your needs. Samba explains what we do at SDA in the video.

Communication support for Deaf People using BSL provided by SDA

   

A free, confidential and independent support service for deaf, hard of hearing people living in Southwark.

   

This service supports you when communication is a problem and is provided by Ann who is a BSL Communicator Level 3, not an interpreter.

  

SDA can support you with:

·         Providing information

·         Explaining and dealing with simple correspondence (letters)

·         Making telephone calls

·         Filling in forms

     

Ann will refer you to another service if the support you require is complicated, requires more time to solve or needs advocacy (someone to fight for you).

 

Drop-in sessions at SDA are held on:
Monday and Wednesday: 1.30pm to 3.30pm               Friday: 10.30am to 12.30pm

 

Pre-booked appointments only on Tuesday and Thursday 1.30pm to 3.30pm

 

We do not do appointments outside of the SDA offices

 

Contact: Ann Marie Richards

    

Text: 07804 405 893       

Email: ann@sdail.org        

Tel: 020 7358 7744   

 

Ann can also sign in BSL to you on Skype;

her address is “Ann at SDA"

Services for Deaf People provided by other organisations

 

Deaf Plus BSL Advice Help line

Help with: Benefits, Budgeting, Crime, Debt, Domestic Violence, Housing, Money

Contact: Facetime: Julia.pitt@deafplus.org               skype: deafplus.helpline 

oovoo: bsl_helpline_2015

Monday: 10am to 2pm, Tuesday: 6.30 pm to 9.30pm, Wednesday 11am to 5pm, Thursday: 1pm to 5pm and  Friday: 9am to 1pm.

To book an appointment, go on line http://www.deafplus.org

BDA Advocacy (helping you with bigger problems)        

British Deaf Association (BDA), 356 Holloway Road, N7 6PA.

Contact: Neelma Saleem Email: aia.london@bda.org.uk  

SMS/Facetime: 07921 286817                      Tel: 020 7697 4140

Neelma can meet you at the SDA offices if you cannot travel to North London

www.bda.org.uk

Health and Social Services - Southwark Council

Southwark Council can support you by assessing your daily life, health and social care needs and provide appropriate support and equipment if required.

Contacts

Phone:           020 7525 3324

Fax:                020 7525 4606

Email:             contactadultsocialcare@southwark.gov.uk

Web:              www.southwark.gov.uk/mysupportchoices            

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Tel :   020 7358 7744

SMS: 07804 405 893 

Southwark Disablement Association (SDA) is a registered charity 801594 and a company limited by Guarantee 2350180

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