Deafblind Scotland

Deafblind Scotland

Charity information

Deafblind Scotland

Deafblind Scotland is an award winning national charity and Scotland’s principal authority on meeting the complex needs of people living with acquired deafblindness. Our services include communication / linguistic access advice, navigating self-directed support, information and formatting services, welfare rights support, accredited training, health and wellbeing activities and a specialist guide/communicator service. We are experts in enabling deafblind people to keep healthy, happy and well.

Founded 2001

  • Mission statement

    Deafblind Scotland's aim is a society in which deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens.

  • Aims

    Deafblind Scotland aims to:

    • We enable deafblind people to develop strategies to communicate and engage meaningfully with the world around them and support individuals and their families and friends to adjust to deafblindness.
    • We enable deafblind people to take their rightful place in their local communities and ensure their voices are heard at local and national government levels.
    • We campaign for the rights of the deafblind citizens and support deafblind people to be active members of Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party groups on Visual Impairment and Deafness.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2001

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 15

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 0141 777 6111

    Address: 1 Neasham Drive, Kirkintilloch G66 3FA

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
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