London Borough of Croydon

How can we help?

We provide a community based service to Croydon residents who are born profoundly deaf or who have become deaf through illness or accident.

You can visit us at our a drop-in service at Bernard Weatherill House at the following times:

Wednesday mornings from 10am to 12pm.

Wednesdays afternoons from 2pm  to 4pm.

Friday mornings from 10am to 12pm.

Services

  • Comprehensive specialist assessment
  • Referrals to other organisations/agencies
  • Identifying, organising and reviewing specialist placements
  • Joint visits and joint work where deaf people have additional needs
  • Provision of equipment to maximise skills and independence
  • Practical life skills training
  • Advice and training to carers, volunteers and professional colleagues
  • A weekly drop-in advice session
  • Specialist work with deafblind people

All local authorities maintain a record of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is not compulsory but it can help with certain benefits and concessions. Forms are available through social services for adults or the Croydon Hearing Resource Centre.

How to contact us

You can contact us through social services for adults for advice, and appointments can be made with any of our experienced workers who are all fluent in British sign language.

When making a referral it is important to give as much information as possible about your circumstances so that we can process your referral more effectively.

 

Contacts

Croydon Hearing Resource Centre

Telephone: 
020 8686 0049
Minicom: 
020 8760 0096
Fax: 
020 8686 7475
Address Line:

Summit House

50 Wandle Road

Croydon

CR0 1DF

Social services for adults

Telephone: 
020 8726 6500
Minicom: 
020 8760 5797
Address Line:

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon

CR0 1EA