Deafness Support Network

Deafness Support Network

Charity information

Deafness Support Network

Deafness Support Network is a registered charity which has supported D/deaf people for over 35 years. We employ 66 FTE staff with offices in Northwich (HQ), Chester, Warrington and Macclesfield.

Founded 1976

  • Mission statement

    Deafness Support Network (DSN) provides wider access and equality for D/deaf people by delivering high quality services, practical help, advice, specialist support and social centres in Cheshire and the surrounding area to anyone with a hearing loss or a combined sight/ hearing loss (deafblindness) that may cause difficulty with communication, access to information, mobility and/or daily living.

    We strive to empower D/deaf people to be both users and providers of our services ensuring that D/deaf people are involved in the governance and decision making processes of the organisation.

    We aim to ensure that the richness and diversity of D/deaf people, their culture and their history is encouraged,supported and enabled to actively influence the development and range of services we offer.

  • Aims

    Deafness Support Network aims to:

    • To ensure that the richness and diversity of D/deaf people, their culture and their history is encouraged,supported and enabled to actively influence the development and range of services we offer.
    • Where appropriate, to challenge the public perception of D/deafness.
    • To strive to empower D/deaf people to be both users and providers of our services
    • To ensure that D/deaf people are involved in the governance and decision making processes of the organisation.
    • To actively promote policies that ensure equality of access and provision for D/Deaf people.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1976

    Registered Charity Number: 506791

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 66

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 07557561593

    Address: Deafness Support Network Northwich Headquarters 144 London Road Northwich Cheshire CW9 5HH

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