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Deaf Women’s Art Goes Digital!

Deaf Women’s Art Goes Digital!

Deaf-initely Women is delighted to be awarded new funding from Arts Council England. During this difficult time with the Coronavirus pandemic, it makes it difficult for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing women to go out to learn or take part in online Arts events or...

🌺🌟Deaf-initely Women is a finalist!🌟🌺

🌺🌟Deaf-initely Women is a finalist!🌟🌺

Everyone at Deaf-initely Women is delighted to have reached the final stage of the East Midlands Charity Awards 2020 as a Small Charity, Big Impact AND finalists for the Best Social and Digital Media award. Teresa Waldron, Manager, said "We are very proud to have been...

Deaf-initely Women adapting the change from face-to-face to online

Deaf-initely Women adapting the change from face-to-face to online

Adapting the change from face-to-face to online One of our biggest funders, The National Lottery, has provide the Deaf Women’s Matters project, to support this organisation. This in theory was to support many deaf and range of hearing loss women with many different...

www.hearingaid.org.uk interview with Molly O’Brien

www.hearingaid.org.uk interview with Molly O’Brien

The Interview Sessions: Molly O'Brien - One of the superwomen behind the Deaf-initely Women Charity Molly O'Brien talks to Hearing Aid UK about how driven she and her colleagues are to supporting and inspiring women who may be feeling or have been discriminated...

Deaf-initely Women Community Support Group

Deaf-initely Women Community Support Group

Definitely Women have created a new group for women who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing and any hearing loss. Every Thursday 2-3pm - we will be around on Facebook group but most of us will be using Zoom - more private and able to see each other with subtitle....

Life at home – by Rachel Shaw

Life at home – by Rachel Shaw

A short blog about life at home.... How things have changed so quickly, before all this coronavirus became big news. It all started when our middle son Adam started having a mild cough but well enough to go to school and we thought nothing of it. (Just so you know, he...

New facebook group

New facebook group

This difficult time for everybody, we just want to share and let you know - although the events and activities are cancel/postponed - we still like to keep in touch...please do keep in touch, as we will be working from home. We are considering making another facebook...

Yoga with Kavita

Yoga with Kavita

Amazing photos of last week workshop: Yogo with Kavita: Kavita Chana. Deaf and hard of hearing women were thoroughly enjoying themselves. They had full communication access with loop system, electronic notetaker and BSL/voiceover....

One of the staff did the good deed of the day!

We are all so proud of Suzie, who is Office and Volunteers Administrator for Deaf-initely Women. She gave a homeless man a hot cup of tea and sausage cob this morning on her way to work...... "You should seen his face. It was priceless!".....What a wonderful kind gift...

Free Legal Advice

Thanks to everyone who made the Legal Advice day possible for deaf and hard of hearing people to seek advice. Thanks to Association of Lipspeakers; Chesterfield Citizens Advice; Communications Unlimited; Deaf-initely Women; Derbyshire Law Centre; Derbyshire Unemployed...

Free Legal advice on Saturday 1st February by Aga Latif

https://www.deafinitelywomen.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DWFLAD1.mp4 For deaf and hard of hearing people "Hello my name is Aga Latif from Deaf-initely Women. We want to let you know, Derbyshire Law Centre, Deaf-initely Women and BDA finally agreed new date for...

Funding Success! Tampon Tax Community Fund

Deaf-initely Women is pleased to announce its funding success from The Community Foundation for Staffordshire as part of the Tampon Tax Community Fund. Thank you CFS! We will be bringing back Kellie Moody to put on another successful workshop on how to apply Christmas...

The highlight of Deaf-initely Women in 2019!

The highlight of Deaf-initely Women in 2019!

Few photographs to highlight the last year events, although there are too many to add on here! The feedbacks from these various events, classes, workshops were all positives with few suggestions for improvement. Deaf-initely Women hope everyone enjoyed themselves,...

Happy New Year for 2020!

Happy New Year for 2020!

We hope you all had a lovely break over Christmas and New Year. We are all back in our office from next week and we will have a lot to organise for more events, workshops, classes up and running this year. We will be sending out newsletters for February edition - so...

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