Links to useful websites
Organisations accepting unwanted hearing aids
- Lions Clubs International www.lionsclubs.org
- Sound Seekers www.sound-seekers.org.uk
- The Hearing Care Centre Recycling Scheme www.hearingcarecentre.co.uk
Rail cards for disabled people
Equipment for deaf people
e.g. to alert people to the door and phone, amplifiers for TV and phone, alarm clocks etc. Deaf and hard of hearing people can also apply for VAT exemption on many of these items.
Living Made Easy www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk
Action on Hearing Loss www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
National organisations for deaf people
- Action on Hearing Loss www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
- Hearing Link www.hearinglink.org
- National Association for Deafened People www.nadp.org
Local organisations and resource centres for deaf people
- Hello Church www.hellochurch.co.uk This community group seeks to raise awareness among churches in East Sussex of issues experienced by Christians who are British Sign Language Users, lip readers and those with hearing loss
- East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre www.eshrc.org.uk This is a registered charity aiming to improve the quality of life for Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people living in East Sussex
Christian Action Research and Education (CARE) AfterWorkNet
Churches for All
International Nepal Fellowship
Open Ears Facebook Group
Enter your Facebook account and then search for ‘Open Ears Fellowship Group‘ and then request to join.
Resources for accessing worship and teaching online
The Church of England has updated its guidance about the use of face coverings in Church services indoors. This is because of the announcement from the Government that face coverings will be mandatory in places of worship from 8th August 2020. Please click on the links below for YouTube video on the guidance and for the written guidelines.
New Wine United Breaks Out 2020
Both the BSL and DANCE UK BLESSING have been released and can be viewed via our BLOG page.
Thy Kingdom Come – people recorded some wonderful reflections and prayers so there was a different video every day, with a bonus video on some days! You can still see them all on the BSL Church Worship Youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/