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Deaf Direct

Deaf Direct is a local charitable company that has worked with and for deaf and hard of hearing people since 1927. We provide a wide range of services to deaf and hard of hearing people, family members and carers, and professionals and other organisations

01905 746301


deafPLUS is guided by the following principles.


A world in which all people whether deaf or hearing are able to live and work in harmony together, with the same equality of opportunity available to everyone.


To enable a better quality of life for people who are deaf, focusing on the person rather than the disability.


  • To promote equality of opportunity for all
  • Use of total communication at all times.
  • To be open in our decision making, using consultation to inform our work.
  • To value everyone’s contribution.
  • To work together as one organisation.
  • Working professionally, driven by our charitable ethos


Promoting Independence – Helping deaf and visually impaired people to choose equipment that will help them in their daily routines, and also help keep them safe. Providing information, advocacy and advice that facilitates their full participation in society.

Developing Potential – Supporting clients into employment / their own businesses, and helping those already in employment to further develop their careers and prospects. Providing skills training and volunteering opportunities.

Promoting Wellbeing – Providing social and cultural opportunities to overcome isolation. Providing health workshops and materials.

Promoting Social Change and Understanding – Working to improve awareness of deaf and visually impaired people’s needs. Working with key decision makers to ensure that barriers to the achievement of social and economic potential are dismantled.

0121 643 4343

Dementia Cafe

Evangelical Church Greatfield Road Kidderminster

Dementia Cafe - Kidderminster

People with Dementia and their carers, family and friends

3rd Friday of the month
3rd Friday of the month
01562 823800
Kidderminster Evangelical Church
Greatfield Road

Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance has set up Friends in Need as a way for people affected by depression, or supporting someone with depression, to talk online and meet up with groups in their local area.

Depression Support Group

A friendly and supportive group that is held the first Thurdsday of every month at the Holy Innocents Community Hall in Kidderminster from 11am - 1pm. Run by people who have experienced depression, there is no commitment to arrive at 11am or stay for the duration. Different presenters every time. £2 per session to cover the cost of the hall. Please note, May 2016 only is the second Thursday of the month.

First Thursday of the month
11am - 1pm
Ross Wilde

Detailed Benfits Guide for 2020

A detailed Benefits Guide for 2020 that will be updated regularly to keep up with all the future changes.


01282 816121

Diabetes UK Midlands

Fred Holland Centre at Aylmer Lodge Hume Street Kidderminster.Ask for a referral from your nurse / doctor to attend the training centre there.

Diabetics UK Careline

Diabetes UK has active support groups working locally all over the United Kingdom.


Dial South Worcestershire

Dial South Worcestershire is an independent, free, impartial and confidential information, advice and welfare benefit service for disabled people, their families, carers, friends and relevant professionals.