Support for residents who are deaf or hard of hearing

If you are a Knowsley resident who is deaf or hard of hearing, you could be given free equipment to support your daily life. Find out more here.

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Knowsley deaf service

Are you unable or struggling to hear the doorbell, television, telephone, alarm clock or fire alarm? Do you miss parts of conversations?

If so, support is available to you.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing and live in the Knowsley area, Knowsley Deaf Services can provide equipment to support your daily living. 

The trained staff will make an appointment to visit you in your home to assess your needs. You will be informed about the equipment available to help you overcome any difficulties you may be facing and following an assessment, a range of equipment may be provided at no cost. 

How to make a referral

Professional referrals for adults can made online via the Knowsley Adult Social Care Portal.

Follow the steps on the link to make a professional referral for either an Urgent Moving and Handling Assessment, Aids and Adaptations Referral. You can access the Deaf Services referral via the Sensory Loss Referral link.

Please note you will need to create an account to make an online referral, once created this can be logged into for any future referrals made or for retrieving previous completed referrals.




0151 443 2600

Drop-in sessions

For further information and support, come and attend Knowsley's drop-in sessions at the Centre For Independent Living:

Centre For Independent Living

Unit 11 Brickfields

Huyton Business Park


L36 6HY



0151 351 8705

For dates and times of drop-in sessions, please call St Helens Deafness Resource Centre on 01744 23887, text 0738 4455434 or email the address provided above. 

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