The Deafness Resource Centre provides services that aim to empower, support and enhance the quality of life of D/deaf people.
“St Helens and District Society for Deaf People” was established in St Helens in 1928. In 2009, the charity became a registered incorporated charity and was renamed Deafness Resource Centre.
The organisation is managed by a committee made up of Deaf and hearing people.
Currently our Services are offered across the borough’s of Halton & St Helens, the Communication Service covers the North West of England.
According to UK statistics, 1 in 7 people have some form of deafness – they could be your friends, family, customers, colleagues or visitors.
The Deafness Resource Centre provides services for D/deaf people, their Carer’s and Families. We offer information and guidance to other Service Providers in the area to ensure that their services are fully accessible for D/deaf people.
We welcome new members on to the Management Committee, particularly those people who have skills / experience / knowledge in the following areas:
- Deaf issues
- Marketing and Promotion
- Building Management
- Staff Management
- Business Planning
- Income Generation
The Committee currently meets once every two months. A full induction is given to new members.