Useful Website Links

Deafness Resource Centre Ltd bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of these external sites or for that of subsequent links.

Links are provided to give users quick access to the widest possible range of related organisations and services.

The inclusion of a link to an external website should not be interpreted as an endorsement of that site, its content, or any product or service it may provide.

If you would like Deafness Resource Centre Ltd to link to your website, please submit your link for consideration to

Action on Hearing Loss

The largest charity working to help all those people in the UK who are deaf or suffer some form of hearing loss.

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. 

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Bridgewater) is a leading provider of community health services in the north west of England.

British Deaf Association

BDA’s primary purpose has been the status and recognition of the Deaf Community and British Sign Language (BSL) in the United Kingdom. 

CCG – St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group

‘Making a Difference – right care, right place, right time’

St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group is the new NHS body responsible for buying services locally taking over from Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust.

The new NHS arrangements (in place from April 2013) see GP’s working together in groups of practices called Clinical Commissioning Groups

Each CCG is responsible for planning, buying and monitoring local NHS services and financial decisions around patient care.

The public now have more influence over what kind of health services should be available locally. They also have greater opportunities for holding to account local services that are not performing well.

There will be more focus on preventing people from getting ill – Public Health services will pull together to encourage people to keep fit and healthy.

Disabled Persons Railcard

If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard.

The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to get 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. If you’re travelling with an adult companion they also can get 1/3 off their rail fare – so you can save money for your friends too!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Residents of St Helens can bring their applications for a Disabled Persons Railcard  to the Deafness Resource Centre to be stamped.*

If you wear hearing aids, we will need to see the front page of your NHS battery book, or a copy of your dispensing prescription from a private hearing aid supplier.

*Please make an appointment with our Advocate before you visit.  She will tell you what to bring with you to the appointment.

Halton Borough Council

Council information, contact details and services available for residents of Daresbury, Hale, Moore, Preston Brook, Runcorn and Widnes.

Halton Disability Partnership

All that you need to know about living with a disability in Halton – By disabled people for disabled people.

Halton OPEN

The voice for Older People in Halton- there to represent your views on issues for over 50’s.

Healthy Living St Helens

Providing a wide range of Healthy Living Services for St.Helens, working with local people to improve the health of our communities.

Healthwatch Halton

At a local level, local Healthwatch will work to help people get the best out of the health and social care services in their area; whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow. Local Healthwatch is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of their services – not just people for who use them, but for anyone who might need them in the future.

Hypnotherapy for Tinnitus

Hypnotherapy is a modified state of consciousness, which allows the subconscious mind to be more open to selective and positive suggestion. While there is not yet a cure for tinnitus, we are able to decide how to respond to symptoms. It can be very effective in dealing with the psychological aspects of tinnitus, such as anger, stress and anxiety.

Knowsley Borough Council

Information and online services relating to services delivered by Knowsley Council.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

Mission: Safer Stronger CommunitiesSafe Effective Firefighters.

Merseyside Police

Site contains information on the force, appeals for help on current cases and includes details of the crimestoppers initiative.

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

The NDCS is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

St Helens Borough Council

Information about the work and services provided by St Helens Council.

Safeguarding Adults

The Deafness Resource Centre is an active member of the St Helens Safeguarding Adults Board and support the Mission Statement – ‘ The Members and Associated Partners of St Helens Safeguarding Board recognises the rights of individuals to a live free from abuse and neglect’

Safeguarding Children

The Deafness Resource Centre takes the responsibility to ensure children and young people accessing our services are safe and free from harm (see information downloads for all policies).


With almost 40 years experience, Signature is the leading awarding body for deaf communication qualifications in the UK.

 The Limping Chicken

Deaf news and deaf blogs from the UK.

 Wellbeing Enterprises

Pioneering leader in the health and wellbeing sector that offers bespoke products and services to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.  


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