About Us


Manchester Deaf Centre

Established in 1846, Manchester Deaf Centre is the largest local organisation to provide support to the local deaf community and beyond in Greater Manchester. We host a variety of services and groups that offer support, learning and training opportunities, social events and much more. "We are proud

Mission Statement

Vision, Mission and Values Our vision and mission Our vision is one of a society in which our community is fully included: able to contribute to community and access services with confidence and ease. Together we want to help overcome the barriers faced daily by our community, supporting them


Here at Manchester Deaf Centre we take great pride in the work we do for the Deaf community, and we recognise that we wouldn’t be able to make such a fantastic, positive impact in the community without having an equally fantastic and positive team. Please find out more about them and see their


BSL Interpreter “As a freelance interpreter and external stake holder of the Manchester Deaf Centre, I feel the values and vision are closely aligned to my own professional approach. The Deaf Centre has a very ethical approach when utilising interpreters and meeting the needs of the GM Deaf


Established in 1846 as the “Manchester Institute for the Deaf”, with the objective or providing relief to the deaf, hard-of-hearing and deaf-blind residents of Greater Manchester and surrounding areas by providing information, advice, education and facilities for social activities, Manchester Deaf


Manchester Deaf Centre is the largest organisation in Greater Manchester providing support services to people with hearing loss. The Centre is a popular place for hard of hearing, D/deaf and deaf blind people to meet, to find information, advice and guidance, and for opportunities to learn and

MDC Trustees

Trustees are responsible for controlling the work, management and administration of Manchester Deaf Centre on behalf of its beneficiaries. Trustees are volunteers. John Wareham C​hair I have worked for over thirty years, since leaving the Armed Forces, in a range of roles within the

Thank you to our partners

Our Opening Times

If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373