Welcome to deaf-initely women

Deaf-initely Women is run and governed by deaf and hard of hearing women. Deaf-initely Women serves all deaf and hard of hearing women in Derby, Derbyshire and beyond.

We give each other emotional strength to help us to cope with our working and family lives and provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing women to gain confidence and experience new things. Our group includes all deaf and hard of hearing women from the age of 18+ and with varying degrees of deafness and communication needs.

Stronger together!

please note

During this difficult time, all our events and activities are cancelled/postponed during March and April.

All other future events will be confirmed nearer the time, please keep checking updates on Facebook or Twitter.

Workshops and classes

Enrol onto our FREE workshops and classes

Join us! It's FREE to join.

Would you like to get involved with our group? 

Work/Volunteer for us

 We could not run our activities without the help of our amazing volunteers and staff.  Would you like to make a difference too?

About Deaf-initely Women

Deaf-initely Women brings deaf and hard of hearing women together.  Getting together helps us grow in confidence and we gain support from each other.

How to become the new you!

 Do you feel isolated?  Do you want to feel more independent and confident?

Brillant deaf and hard of hearing women!

We are always busy running events, classes and workshops for our members.  Find out what we have been up to.

Deaf Women Matter!  

Deaf-initely Women has successfully obtained funding from the Big Lottery Fund to fund an innovative project: Deaf Women Matter! Skills for Life project. The purpose of this project is to enable deaf and hard of hearing women to:

Build confidence

Become emotionally and financially stronger to cope in their personal, working and family lives.

Take up opportunities for to gain new experiences

Take up work and volunteering opportunities

Latest News 


We want you! Volunteer with us!

We want you! Volunteer with us!

You could be a volunteer for Deaf-initely Women and help support other deaf and hard of hearing women in Derbyshire. You could help us to encourage other deaf women to come to our free events and workshops. All deaf women are welcome to come to our events and...

Brush up your skills to teach BSL

Brush up your skills to teach BSL

Brush up your teaching skills to teach basic BSL If you’re not sure whether to teach Deaf women and women with hearing loss to learn basic BSL and communication skills then contact Janet on janet@deafinitelywomen.org.uk for more details. Book onto the Course by...

Job Vacancies

We have job vacancies for a Deputy Project Manager (part-time) and an Office cleaner (art-time). Apply Here. job-vacancies

Assertiveness training

Assertiveness training

We have an assertiveness training course running on 15th January. To come along book here Assertiveness and Confidence building workshop - Tu 15.1.2019 - Belper (002)

December 2018 Newsletter

December 2018 Newsletter

Read our December newsletter. Lots of interesting progress for our charity. Deafinitely Women's e-newsletter December 2018

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