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Carriers for Causes!!


Thanks to a small grant from the lovely people at Carriers for Causes (administered by Groundwork UK), we will now be able to replace the broken chairs in our Hall!! 

 Katy Sheridan, Finance and Resources Manager said:

“We were delighted to get this funding, as it means we can continue to provide quality room hire in our Centre for the various different groups.  Our project “Chairs for Change” is being funded by the 5p carrier bag charge from OneStop stores in our local area, so if you have bought a 5p bag recently…thanks to you too!”

 

 

Tinnitus Awareness Week

2017’s Tinnitus Awareness Week is taking place from 6-12 February.

The theme this year is “Together for Tinnitus.”

The campaign ‘Together for Tinnitus’ is intended to generate discussion about tinnitus and raise awareness of the work being carried out, and the support provided by the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) and other services like us across the UK.

The British Tinnitus Association will be raising awareness amongst GPs about the condition and the treatment options available, so that they feel confident to support patients who are experiencing this often distressing and debilitating condition. During the week, the BTA are launching their official ‘Tinnitus Guidance for GPs’ document which will provide the most up-to-date information on how people suffering with tinnitus can best be helped from diagnosis through to self-help management of the condition.

Please visit https://www.tinnitus.org.uk/taw2017 for more information and how you can help.

Deafness Resource Centre support Groups are ran by trained Tinnitus advisors, providing a friendly atmosphere and a chance to meet other people living with Tinnitus, dates and locations  for 2017 can be seen below:

ST HELENS– 1st Wednesday of every month 10.00am-12pm

Deafness Resource Centre, 32- 40 Dentons Green Lane, WA10 2QB

WIDNES– 7th February **4th April ** 6th June **1st August ** 3rd October, 2.00pm-4.00pm

Runneymede Court, William St, Widnes, WA8 6RN

RUNCORN– 7th March** 2nd May** 4th July ** 5th September** 7th November 2.00pm-4.00pm

Hanover Court, Palacefields Ave, Brookvale, WA7 6EJ

For more information on the support groups, contact:

St Helens Group- Angela Edwards- angela.edwards@deafnessresourcecentre.org

Halton Group- Mavis Lewin- mavis.lewin@deafnessresourcecentre.org

01744 23887

Visit our Resources-Downloads page for information leaflets on Tinnitus

 

 

STAR Standard Quality Award

The Deafness Resource Centre has achieved the Foundation Stage of the STAR Standard Quality Award from Halton and St Helens VCA and Halton CCG 

This award recognises all the hard work we have done to provide quality services to our customers, clients and partners and is something we are very proud of. 

Now that we have achieved this, we will continue to improve and develop the ways we work in order to be the best we can be.

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North West Transport Museum

As members of the St Helens Culture Guides, Deaf Club recently visited the North West Transport Museum and had a great time!!

 

Co-op Local Community Fund

We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards sustaining and developing vital self help groups in St Helens & Halton. But we need YOUR help. The more support we get, the more funding we could receive. So if you’re a Co-op Member log in to your Co-op Membership account and choose us. If you’re not a member, please join and support us! 🙂

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