Deaf Society of NSW - South Coast 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 940 899
Fax: 
(02) 4295 4935
Text Telephone Number: 
(02) 4295 4935
Address
Postal Address: 
Cnr Ash Ave & Tongarra Rd
Albion Park Rail
2527
Region: 
Illawarra and South Coast
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access, accessible toilet, Sign language user
Opening hours: 
9am-11am, Mondays, then by appointment after 11am.
Disabilities: 
Deaf, hard of hearing, Deafblind, deaf people with additional disabilities
Activities: 
Individual support and referral, Auslan (Australian Sign Language) interpreting, Employment Service, Deaf awareness training, Auslan courses, 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.

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