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Deaf Communication Service

We are a Fife Council service, based in the Town House, 2 Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy but we cover the whole of Fife.

We work with Education, Police Scotland (Fife Division), NHS Fife, Scottish Fire Service (East Area) and voluntary organisations.

Our aims are:

  • Promoting access and empowerment for deaf people
  • Improving deaf awareness


This service is for people of all ages who are:

  • Deaf
  • Hard of hearing
  • Deafened
  • Deafblind
  • And for people newly diagnosed with a hearing loss.


Help and support is also offered to families, carers, friends, employers and service providers/organisations.

The following services are available from the Deaf Communication Service:

  • Advice, support and information in relation to Deafness
  • Drop in service
  • Help ensure services are accessible under the Disability Discrimination Act
  • Workplace assessments (do you employ or are about to employ a person with a hearing loss?)
  • Empowering Deaf people to access services
  • Advice and information about specialist equipment
  • Loan of equipment and hire of Loop systems
  • Provide appropriate communication support
  • Deaf Awareness Training


We can also help provide interpreters, lip speakers electronic note takers and deaf/blind guide communicators.

 


Deaf Communication Service
Tel: 03451 551503 (SMS Deaf people only 07985 761908) Fax: 01592 583259 Contact Deaf Communication Service online
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