Family Support ServiceFamily Support Service

DeafHear’s Family Support Service provides counselling and support to parents of Deaf children, Deaf parents and people of all ages with a hearing loss and their families.

The service is staffed by professionally qualified Social Workers and Family Support Workers who are familiar with all aspects of deafness and hearing loss.

If you are concerned about your own, your child’s or other family members’ hearing loss. The family support service will be provided to you through the communication mode of your choice; of Irish Sign Language, Lip reading, and Lip speaking etc.

This service is available to provide support on a range of issues including personal and relationship difficulties, coping with diagnosis, adjustment to deafness and hearing loss and behavioural issues.

The support provided includes:

  • Social Work and Counselling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mental Health Support
  • Parenting Support
  • Housing & Accommodation
  • Support with Rights and Entitlements
  • Advocacy

If you are interested in any of these dervices, please contact your local DeafHear Resource Centre.

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Registered Office:, 35 North Frederick Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)1 8175700 Minicom: +353 (0)1 8175777 Fax: 01 8723816 Text: 087 922 1046

Charity Number:
CHY 5633 Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA) Number: 20008772
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