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Hearing Impairments

A person with a hearing aidThis page provides a list of local organisations that offer a range of services to those with hearing difficulties:

Support Organisations; Social Clubs

Action for Deafness offers a full range of services to those with hearing impairments including free demonstrations of hearing equipment, home visits to disabled people and advocacy services. They have a number of Resource Centres in West Sussex. Burgess Hill Clinic is located at: Sidney West Primary Care, Leylands Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8HS. website:

Age UK Hearing Aids
Age UK Hearing Aids work hard to supply the best advice about hearing abilities, as well as the best hearing aid technology to suit individuals’ hearing needs. Age UK are proud to work with leading UK hearing specialists UK Hearing Care to ensure that customers receive exceptional service from start to finish. Part of this service is their five-stage hearing assessment, a holistic hearing test that diagnoses the type and style of hearing loss, and whether it has led to a decline in the ability to communicate.

Sussex Deaf Association
– Provides spiritual and social welfare for deaf people.  Their services include an advice drop in and an interpreting service. Their nearest centre is located at Carlton Hill, Brighton, BN2 0GW, website:

Hearing LINK – An organisation to support those affected by hearing loss, providing opportunities to share experiences and raise awareness. For more information visit

Social Clubs

Mid Sussex Deaf Social Club – Welcomes both deaf and hard of hearing people and organises six events per year. Contact the Membership Secretary Colin Meeks on 01342 315084 (text and fax) or email