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Additional information and advice

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Staffordshire Connects

This directory offers you a local overview of what’s happening and available in your area.

British Deaf Association (BDA)

This is the UK’s leading membership organisation and registered charity run by deaf people for deaf people. They deliver a range of services to achieve its aims of empowering deaf people to overcome difficulties that they face on a daily basis.

Hearing Link

A UK-wide charity for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. It provides a range of offer information, advice and support to people with hearing loss.

British Tinnitus Association

This is a primary source of support and information for people with tinnitus in the UK. It provides the most appropriate expert advice and information free of charge.

Meniere’s Society

The society is the UK's leading charity for people with dizziness and balance disorders of vestibular (inner ear) origin. They provide support and information to those affected by vestibular disorders.

BT Including You

They have lots of information about hearing loss, sight loss, speech and language difficulties and mobility with simple tips to help with communication.


They support people with a hearing and dual sensory loss as well as their families, friends and carers in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 


This is a national BSL (British Sign Language) money advice helpline. It uses Facetime or Skype to communicate. 


This provides a range of support to help disabled people and older people get the most from their home computers, tablets and smartphones

Next Generation Text Service (NGTS)

Helping people with hearing and speech difficulties communicate with anyone over the phone, using the relay service.

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Latest social care and health news
Search for county's top carers launches

Search for county's top carers launches

People from across Staffordshire are being invited to nominate carers, work colleagues, friends and family members for a prestigious award.
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East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

Eligible households in East Staffordshire could be helped out of fuel poverty, thanks to a brand new scheme.
20 January 2020
Demolition scheduled for former care home

Demolition scheduled for former care home

The former residential care home is to be demolished.
14 January 2020
Life-changing initiative one step closer

Life-changing initiative one step closer

Plans to create a regional partnership to help children needing adoption or foster care to find loving, stable homes more quickly are a step closer to completion.
18 December 2019

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