Manchester Deaf Centre is the heart of Greater Manchester's deaf community. We are a hub for inclusion, advocacy, accessibility, support, training and information.
Dedication, innovation, inclusion
We are proud to provide a range of services that support and empower our deaf community. We can also provide BSL/English interpreters and deliver training to increase knowledge around deaf awareness.
Teaching, training, awareness
Did you know British Sign Language is the preferred language for over 125,000 people in the UK? It is a rich and beautiful language comprising of hand gestures, facial expressions and body movements. Start your BSL journey today!
Create opportunities for D/deaf people through employment and training.
Influence national and local public policy and seek opportunities to play a role in research and commissioning.
Devise, gain funding and run projects that lead directly to positive outcomes for D/deaf people.
Provide spaces for D/deaf people to socialise and learn.
MDC is currently looking for volunteers to help with subtitling videos for our website, newsletter and social media pages. The role requires strong BSL receptive skills (minimum Level 4, or equivalent language skills) and fluent written English. Training can be given in using digital subtitling
In response to feedback, we have made some changes to the times for our groups for children and young people. Our groups will now take place as follows (from February 2024): Sign and Play Group (0–5 yrs and family members) Saturdays every two weeks 10am to 12 midday Upcoming dates: 17 February, 2
If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.
Manchester Deaf Centre,
Booth Street East,
MONDAY - FRIDAY
09:00 – 17:00
0161 273 3415
Registered Charity Number: 1110373