The DALES Service is delivered across Leeds, supporting adults aged 18+ who are deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind, and whose hearing loss causes difficulties for independent living.

DALES provides a range of support services including:

  • General information and advice
  • Initial and needs led assessments
  • Support planning and reviews
  • Access to relevant advocacy services
  • Information and Advice Drop-ins
  • Assistive technology/equipment assessments
  • Access to mental health and wellbeing support
  • Community development and outreach service
  • Support with the personalisation agenda
  • Support to access recreation and leisure facilities
  • Specialist social work service
  • Support to maintain independence

DALES also provides a specialist equipment service for deaf and hard of hearing children. The service focuses on providing specialist equipment in the home environment to support hearing loss.

We work in partnership with a range of providers, signposting people when required.

Latest News

Consultation on new Deaf Youth Project

We would like you to join us for a consultation to discuss ideas for a youth project in Leeds. This could be a new youth club or activities at different venues.

We are hiring!

We are seeking to recruit a Children/Young People Worker and also a qualified Specialist Social Worker – both with deaf people in the Leeds area.

Equipment drop-ins for Thursday 19th May

Equipment drop-ins for Thursday 19th May will be closed from 10am until 12:30pm. It will re-open after lunch at 1:30pm.