Deaf Society of NSW - New England Office

Acronym: 
DSNSW

The Deaf Society of New South Wales is a non-profit agency which provides support services and programs for people who are Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing, and their families.  Its vision is "Equity for deaf people".

Contact
Community Worker
Phone 1: 
0406 672 500 (SMS only)
Fax: 
(02) 6762 4542
Text Telephone Number: 
1800 893 885
Address
Postal Address: 
Tamworth Community Centre, Darling St
Tamworth
2340
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access, accessible toilet, Sign language user
Opening hours: 
9am-1pm, Mondays, then appointment only 1.30pm-4pm
Disabilities: 
Deaf, hard of hearing, Deafblind, deaf people with additional disabilities
Activities: 
Individual support and referral, Auslan (Australian Sign Language) interpreting, Employment Service, Deaf Community development and support, and advocacy. Further services are available by contacting the Deaf Society of NSW's head office.
Service details
Fees: 
Most programs are delivered at no charge.
Clients: 
Adults, families, Deaf Community
Funding: 
Different programs are funded by different sources, including Federal and State Government
Publications: 
Annual Reports, "The distribution of New South Wales' sign language users: Analysis from the 1996 and 2006 census"; "Age profile of New South Wales' sign language users: Analysis from the 1996 and 2006 census"; "Culturally Deaf Residents in Nursing Homes and Hostels: an information kit for staff"; The Deaf Society of NSW Disability Action Plan;, Constitution of The Deaf Society of New South Wales.

Disclaimer

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