If someone you know needs advice or help you should contact the
Sensory Services Team. Their contact details are below.
What will happen next?
The first person you contact/speak to, may be able to offer you
the advice and information that you need over the telephone.
Alternatively, they may agree that you require an assessment of
your needs and will arrange for a member of the Sensory Services
Team to visit you.
What is an
Registering as deaf or hard of hearing
People who have severe hearing difficulties may wish to register
as Deaf with the Sensory Services Team. Registering as a Deaf
person entitles you to benefits including concessionary rail
Your GP or the Audiologist (a doctor who specialises in hearing
loss) at your local hospital will be able to tell you the specifics
of your hearing loss. This will enable us to ensure that we
give you the right registration category. If you have not seen
an audiologist, please contact your GP for a referral to your
Contact the Sensory Service Team
Compass Point Business Park
Stocks Bridge Way
St Ives PE27 5JL
Phone: 0345 045 5221
Fax: 01480 498066
Send a text: 07765 898732
Minicom: 01480 376743
Services for people
with a sensory loss leaflet
Find out about the
equipment available to help you if you are deaf or hard
Other useful contacts
Action on Hearing Loss (is the new name for RNID)
Phone: 0808 808 0123
Textphone: 0808 808 9000
British Deaf Association
The British Deaf Association is the largest organisation
of Deaf people in the UK that is run by Deaf people.
Phone: 0207 405 0090
Cambridgeshire Deaf Association
Cambridgeshire Deaf Association (CDA) is a Deaf-led
organisation. They promote the welfare and interests of deaf
Phone: 01223 246237
Minicom: 01223 411801
Cambridge Campaign for Tackling Acquired Deafness
Phone/Textphone: 01223 416141
Clarion Communication and Interpreting
Clarion provides communication and additional support
Phone: 01763 209001
SMS/Text: 07713 082716
The National Association of Deafened People (NADP)
A charity run by a group of deafened people who felt that
their needs were only partly catered for by existing organisations.
Today, the NADP is recognised as the national representative
organisation offering support for deafened people.
Phone: 0845 055 9663
UK Council on Deafness
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