Links – Local Charities & Groups
Bournemouth and District Tinnitus Group
East Cliff United Reform Church, Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth.
Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings start at 2.15 pm and finish at approximately 4pm. There is no meeting during August.
Tel: 01202 468480 Contact: Jean Lakins
Bournemouth Deaf Club
Lockyer Hall, 27a Morley Road,
Bournemouth BH5 2JJ
Tel: 01202 426373 (Evenings and Weekends)
Meetings: Thursdays 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Bridport Deaf Club
Bridport Deaf Club is a family-friendly community group for deaf people and their family and friends. It meets on the first Saturday of the month from 2.00pm – 6.00pm.
Text/phone: 07598 449908
Concern with Hearing – East Dorset
This group is an organisational member of the RNID and affiliated to Hearing Concern LINK. They publish a regular informative newsletter ‘Hear Here’. They promote lip reading, and are actively campaigning for the reduction of lip reading prices around the country. They also promote all types of communication support, including finger spelling and can provide copies of leaflets on this.
Contact: Mrs Patricia Gardener or Miss Samantha Gardener (Joint Secretaries)
11 Marshwood Avenue, Poole BH17 9EW
Tel: 01202 385622
Dorset Deaf Children’s Society
Committed to helping deaf and hard of hearing Dorset children and their families with advice, support and equipment grants.
Ferndown Hard of Hearing Group
This group meets on the third Thursday of each month, 2pm at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Church Road, Ferndown.
Admission is £1 including tea. New members are always welcome.
Contact: Sally Elliot
Tel: 01202 874847
Poole Hard of Hearing Club
Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 2pm to 4pm at St. James Church Hall, Church Street, Poole (just off The Quay). New members are always welcome.
Contact: Helen Basson
Tel: 01929 481110
Salisbury Deaf Club
Make contact with members directly and keep up to date with local events and activities via the Salisbury Deaf Club Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/466652190342874/
Salisbury Diocesan Deaf Association
The Association provides ministry and pastoral care for deaf and hard of hearing people across the Church of England’s Salisbury Diocese.
Contact: Chaplain to Deaf People, The Rev J C Cowburn, The Vicarage, White Street, West Lavington, Wiltshire SN10 4LW
Tel: 01380 816878
Swanage Hard of Hearing Club
For more information contact Adult and Community Services, Purbeck local office: Tel: 01929 553456
Swindon and District Hard of Hearing Club
Meets weekly at the Health Centre in Carfax Street.
Contact: Jean Chapman
Tel: 01793 635010
Wimborne Deaf & Hard of Hearing Club
c/o Rose Day Centre, Leigh Road, Wimborne, Dorset
WRVS Hard of Hearing Club
250 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 5ET
Tel: 01425 278998