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Deaf Action

Deaf Action provides a range of services to deaf people and to those who work with them. We work with those who are Deaf British Sign Language users as well as those who are deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing.

We work across Edinburgh and the Lothians, with an office in the Sensory Resource Centre at St John's, Livingston, in Fife, Aberdeenshire and Tayside.

Services provided:

  • Communication & Interpretation Support,
  • Information,
  • a Youth Service,
  • Employability Service,
  • Advice and Guidance,
  • Specialist Equipment,
  • Social Work Services,
  • Deaf Health Project,
  • Social and Leisure Activities,
  • Adult Learning Opportunities,
  • Lothian Deaf Community Mental Health Service,
  • Training and Multimedia Translation of information.

Contact Details

Phone: 0131 556 3128 (head office)

Fax: 0131 557 8283

Address: Head Office, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh. EH1 3QY.

Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Disabled facilities: Our Head Office on Albany Street is fully accessible to wheelchair users. We also have hearing induction loops in all of our meeting rooms and at reception.

Fees: Various

Eligibility: Open to all.

Further info: 0131 556 3128


Website: Deaf Action