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Service/Activity is Free
Suitable for an individual with hearing impairment
Suitable for children with special educational needs
Sign language used
Sign language interpreter available

Empowering Deaf Society - EDS

Our services are aimed at providing support through information and advice, workshops and events as well as Signature Accrdited BSL Courses across Greater London. We work with local community sevices and businesses to raise awareness about the Deaf community, focusing on social integration and improving communication and understanding between the two cultures of the deaf and hearing communities.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mangai Sutharsan
Contact Position
Director of Operation
Telephone
020 8215 4710
E-mail
admin@empoweringdeafsociety.org.uk
Website
empoweringdeafsociety.org.uk/

Where to go

Name
Central Parade
Address
2a
Ley Street
Ilford
Postcode
IG2 7DE

Other Details

Costs

Details
Most weekly clubs and events are free although some will have a cost and details will be available on our social media sites. BSL accredited courses have a fee and again details can be obtained by contacting us.

Availability

Age Ranges
0-100
Referral Details

Self referral

Local Offer

Description

We are a deaf-led charity and have a strong and diverse team of deaf and hearing professionals who work closely together delivering a vairiety of services for Deaf people.

What we do:
Provide support services such as:-

  • Advocacy Services
  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Employment support
  • Sign post and referral
  • Sight translation support

We also run Signature Accredited BSL Courses:-

  • BSL level 1-4
  • NVQ level 6
  • BSL tutorials 1:1
  • BSL in Schools
  • Deaf awareness training for both communities and corporate businesses

In addition we also run various workshops and events led by professionals in:

  • Health and well being
  • Public Service Information
  • Everyday life skills
  • Sports and leisure
  • Trips
  • Deaf Club
  • Children's activities
  • Culural events

 

Local Offer
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