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Deafblind UK


For over 90 years, we have been providing vital support to people who have sight and hearing loss, helping them to live the life they want. We help people to build their confidence and independence;

continuing their lives beyond sight and hearing loss. We are here every step of the way to reassure, advise or just to be someone to turn to who understands.

 Our services include:

  • Helpline
  • Wellbeing and emotional support
  • Care and support
  • Supported living
  • Befriending
  • Social groups
  • Technology
  • Open Hand magazine
  • Holidays
  • Empowering support

Open Hand Magazine

To receive Open Hand in print, audio or braille, please click here to register as a member of Deafblind UK.

If you do not want to become a member of Deafblind UK, you can subscribe to receive Open Hand by email using the the form available on our Open Hand Magazine web page.

Contact us 

Tel: 0800 132 320


Text relay: 18001 then 0795008870

Text: 0795008870


Our freephone helpline is manned by a team of staff and volunteers who are trained to give you, and your support network, information and advice when you need it. Whether you have questions about sight and hearing loss, would like information about local services, need support with housing or benefits – and everything in between, we can help!

The helpline is free and is open from 9am to 5pm Monday – Thursday and 9am to 4pm on Friday.

Tel: 0800 132 320


Text: 0795008870

Facetime: (Not BSL)


Text relay: 18001 then 0795008870

Who to contact


deafblind UK

Where to go

Deafblind Uk
Cygnet Road
Get directions to PE7 8FD

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 5 years
5 to 11 years
11 to 19 years
18 to 25 years