Deafness Resource Centre


Deafness Resource Centre was established in 1928 and now offers a range of services for D/deaf people (Deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind).
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Access Card Notes

Most staff use British Sign Language. We are able to book Sign Language Interpreters, Lipspeakers etc for a range of organisations. We provide specialist equipment for deaf people from St Helens and Halton to use at home to assist with doorbell, TV, phone etc). We have an Advocacy Service working on one to cases on issues such as access, finance, benefits, housing, family. We have youth and childrens groups aimed at young deaf people. We provide Deaf Awareness Training to other organisations.

Contact details

Deafness Resource Centre 2-40 Dentons Green Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, North West, WA10 2QB
Phone: 01744 23887

Standing and Queueing

Our foyer is furnished with two chairs for waiting

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Main building is accessed via ramp. There is a lift to the first floor, but there is flexibility within the centre to utilise ground floor rooms if required. There are two fully adapted bathroom, one on the ground floor, one on the first floor.
Blue badge spaces available on the front of the premises

Short Distances

Short distance
Reception is immediately inside the bulding, from where we can arrange the appropriate room to be used. Maximum flight of stairs is one.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Ladies and Gents toilets on the ground floor, always accessible
Adapted toilets are through a large Hall (ground floor) and through our Training room (1st floor)

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
We could provide a dog water bowl on request.
There is an outside area at the back of the premises

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
N/A no charges to access services. Carers always free and welcome

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
With prior notice, we can provide some of our written printed in larger print and on different colour paper. No provision for Braille

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
We provide British Sign Language Interpreters across the region (as one of our services)
Most staff sign to a proficient level for informal conversation/discussion. Further than this, an Interpreters can be arranged with prior notice.
Most rooms are fitted with the loop system, compatible with most hearing aids
We have access to webcams for Skype calls in Sign Language etc
exterior photo of deafness resource centre
interior photo of meeting room and table and chairs
interior photo of tables chairs and projector setup
small square sign language logo light blue and black