Deaf and Hearing Support
COVID-19 (coronavirus) update
Our drop-in a Winkfield Road will be closed until further notice. If you urgently need support or advice, please contact us using the details below.
- Information about coronavirus in BSL (external link)
- Coronavirus advice videos from Public Health England in BSL
There are daily coronavirus updates from the Prime Minister that include a BSL interpreter on BBC News - Freeview channels 107 or 231, Freesat 200 or 212, Sky 503 or 877 and Virgin Media 601.
- Haringey Deaf Service
- Hearing Aid Batteries
- Assessment and support at home - for people who are hard of hearing or Deaf
We offer a 1-to-1 confidential support and advice service for adults who are Deaf or hard of hearing and live in the borough of Haringey.
Our Deaf service workers use British Sign Language (BSL) and are able to help with or advise on a variety of problems or issues.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have paused this service (see message above).
We are trialling contact using Microsoft Teams (external link).
If you require BSL access, please invite us to, or email a request for a Microsoft Teams meeting to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our contact details are:
- Address - with disabled access:
Haringey Deaf Service
Winkfield Resource Centre
33 Winkfield Road
- Tel: 020 8489 2592
- Mobile/SMS: 07814 462 159 or 07980 316 714
- Email: email@example.com
Also see the Winkfield Resource Centre page.
Haringey Deaf Service do not issue NHS Hearing Aid batteries - these are provided by your health service.
If you have a NHS provided hearing aid, please contact your issuing Hospital/department.
The details of your issuing Hospital/department are on the white label on the back of your NHS Hearing Aid book.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing and have difficulties hearing normal daily sounds; e.g. doorbell, telephone, TV and smoke alarm, etc you may request a hearing impairment assessment at home.
The Technical Officer will carry out an assessment and identify your needs. Appropriate advice, information and equipment/adaptation will be discussed based on the needs identified.
Is there a charge for services?
- There is no charge for assessment, information and advice.
- We can supply some equipment on loan for no charge, however supplies are limited
How do I get an assessment?
Referral can be made by anyone including yourself, a family member, friend or health care staff by contacting:
- Tel: 020 8489 1400
Opening Hours 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
- Email: Firstresponseteam@haringey.gov.uk
- Write to:
Integrated Access Team
London Borough of Haringey
2nd Floor River Park House
225 High Road
One of our dedicated team of Community Care Officers will be pleased to assist with your enquiry.