New Interpreters Wanted!

New and exciting interpreter opportunities at Action Deafness!


Due to the increase in business at Action Deafness, we are looking to recruit qualified BSL/English Interpreters to join the growing team of BSL/English interpreters at Action Deafness.


The Role

The successful applicant will undertake video online Interpreting work on the SignLive platform as well as fulfilling face to face [Read More]

Big ‘Quality’ Wins!


Leading Deaf-led charitable company Action Deafness has successfully maintained its two ISO accreditation certificates for another year.

Action Deafness has held the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications since 2011.

Commenting on the certifications Action Deafness’ Head of Services Jaz Mann said:  ”Action Deafness’s focus on quality management (9001), information & security [Read More]

New Joint Chair

Andy Palmer confirmed as Joint Chair of Action Deafness


Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors officially stamped their confirmation of the appointment of Andy Palmer as Joint Chair, replacing Peter Kendall after nine years of dedicated service.


Andy, Trustee Director since 2015, is also Managing Director of Cambridgeshire Deaf Association and is well versed in Deaf culture [Read More]

Farewell, Peter!



Action Deafness has been paying tribute to Peter Kendall (Joint Chair) who has left the organisation after nine years.

Peter’s eventful journey started in 2008 until 2017 after spending a year in AD on student work placement. Peter returned very quickly after his placement and became a Trustee in 2009 [Read More]

Deaf Information Day

The event will take place from Wednesday 28th September 2016. It will be held in the All Nations Centre, and participants will be accommodated in 10 Frog Island, Leicester LE3 5AG.
Time: 3pm -5pm and 5pm – 7pm 
Free car parking and Refreshments

Come and visit our information stalls, watch presentations from professionals and receive Health and wellbeing information
Action Deafness will [Read More]

Amazing job opportunities!

We have amazing job opportunities at Action Deafness and partners!


Action Deafness is a deaf-led, forward-looking charitable company which draws upon a distinguished history and experience to understand our stakeholders and deliver services which create opportunities for Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and deafblind people from all walks of life.

Action Deafness has over 66 members of [Read More]

YOUchoose gathers momentum!

Following the successful launch of YOUchoose in Deaf Awareness Week, referrals for community support and registered personal care have increased.


YOUchoose partners have started to assessing potential clients within their own catchment areas and we are confident that the services will go from strength to strength.


YOUchoose coordinating team led by our Head of Service, Jaz Mann, [Read More]

AD CEO becomes UKCOD chair!

Last week Action Deafness announced that its CEO, Craig Crowley, has become the Chair designate of UK Council on Deafness.


Action Deafness’ Facebook page and other social media received over 7,000 hits in the following few days with people offering messages of congratulations!


Craig has already started to knuckle down with the chair, Jim Edwards, and the [Read More]


New Personal Care Support launched in Cambridgeshire!

Cambridgeshire Deaf Association and Action Deafness joined up forces to provide Personal Care support in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area to Deaf people who use sign language and have additional needs.

We are now looking for new Personal Care Assistants to join our partnership Team!

More details please go to CDA website: www.cambsdeaf.org

Please contact: office@cambsdeaf.org [Read More]

VRI in Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council launches new BSL Video Remote Interpreting Services


Date      04/05/2016


The most exciting project to deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a quantum leap forward, with confirmation that, Action Deafness Communications, a East Midlands based charitable company has secured the main agreement to develop and launch the newest video remote interpreting [Read More]