Partnerships with deaf organisations

There are around 150,000 people registered as D/deaf in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service work with three deaf organisations across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington, if you wish to receive support from them please contact them as follows:

Deafness Support Network (DSN)

Deafness Support Network DSN is a service provider organisation for D/deaf* people in the county of Cheshire and the surrounding areas.

Area: Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester
Telephone: 0333 220 5050
Textphone: 01244 375347
Email: dsn@dsnonline.co.uk

For more information - DSN website (opens in new window)

Deafness Resource Centre (DRC)

Deafness Resource CentreThe Deafness Resource Centre provides services for D/deaf people, their carer’s and families. They offer information and guidance to other Service Providers in the area to ensure that their services are fully accessible for D/deaf people.

Area: Halton
Telephone (Voice & Text): 01744 23887
Email: enquiries@deafnessresourcecentre.org

For more information - Deafness Resource Centre (opens in new window)

Warrington Sensory and Telecare Team

Warrington Borough CouncilWarrington Borough Council's sensory and telecare team provides services for people with hearing or sight loss. They provide a comprehensive and confidential service which is tailored to your individual needs and aims to help improve your quality of life.

Area: Warrington
Telephone: 07585 308010
Email: Sensory&Telecare@warrington.gov.uk
Address: Sensory and Telecare Team, Families and Wellbeing, Warrington Borough Council, 1st floor, New Town House, Buttermarket Street, Warrington, WA1 2NH

Useful link for the Warrington Community

Warrington Deaf Centre

Warrington Deaf Centre helps to meet the needs of those who are disadvantaged in society, improving life within the community as it provides a high quality accessible Centre to Deaf and hearing people through appropriate communication.

Area: Warrington
Telephone: 01925 634640
Email: admin@wdsdp.co.uk

For more information - Warrington Deaf Centre (opens in new window)

Book a safe and well visit

You can request a free Safe and Well visit to receive tailored information and advice on the potential hazards in your home by emailing feedback@cheshirefire.gov.uk

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Home safety advice for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Emergency signs for deaf peopleEmergency signs for deaf people

An innovative 'Emergency signs' card was developed in partnership between Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Deafness Support Network. The card includes basic sign language enabling firefighters and D/deaf community to communicate with each other in event of an emergency.

Emergency signs for deaf people- (new window PDF 879 KB)

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