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Other services

The following is a list of charities and organisations that offer services for the deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind:

Hi Kent

Hi Kent is a local registered charity working to enable people to overcome the socially isolating aspects of being or becoming deaf, by providing information and assistive equipment.

Royal Association for the Deaf (RAD)

RAD promotes the welfare and interests of deaf people.

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)

Action on Hearing Loss works for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Hearing Concern LINK

Hearing Concern LINK provides a variety of services for deaf people and their families.


Sense is a leading charity that supports and campaigns for deafblind children and adults.

Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss.

Kent Association for the Blind (KAB)

KAB is a registered charity that provides equipment, rehabilitation and guide communicator services for deafblind people.

Sign Health

Sign Health is a charity committed to bringing better healthcare and equality of service provision to deaf people in the UK.

Medway Adult Learning

Medway Adult Learning offers information on courses available in Medway.

Signature (formerly CACDP)

Signature is a UK charity that promotes excellence in communication with deaf and deafblind people and offer nationally-recognised qualifications in subjects such as British Sign Language and speech to text reporting.

Kent Deaf Children's Society (KDCS)

KDCS is a registered charity affiliated with the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS), is a self-funded, self-help group run by parents in partnership with professionals and other organisations.

Disabled Children's Team - Medway

Disabled Children's Team - Medway is a service for deaf children and children with disabilities and complex medical needs. Phone: 01634 338500.

AgeUK Hearing Aids

Age UK Hearing Aids work hard to supply the best advice about hearing abilities, as well as the best hearing aid technology to suit individuals hearing needs.