What's New

 

New Step into Digital Course with BSL Interpreters starts 24 May

24 April 2022

Are you a beginner or looking to build your confidence and skills using digital devices such as a mobile phone, tablet or laptop? The WEA is running this course at Manchester Deaf Centre. There will be two sessions per week for 10 weeks starting 24th May 2022. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am to 3pm.


Update on the DEN project for men who have been involved in the justice system

24 April 2022

Our DEN project is now underway. The DEN is a support group for Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing men who have previously been involved with the criminal justice system or in prison and are struggling to find work or social support networks. We have been having monthly cafe meet ups near the Deaf


Children and Young People Service update

18 January 2022

As we emerge from what we hope was the worst of the Coronavirus pandemic, MDC are taking time to refresh and deepen our understanding of the most pressing issues, needs and priorities for hard of hearing, D/deaf and deafened children and young people – and for children of Deaf adults and siblings –


New Growing Green Futures workshops from 5th January 2022

15 December 2021

The Growing Green Futures programme is for participants who are deaf/hard of hearing, unemployed, over 18, and who live in Greater Manchester. It aims to equip people for employment and volunteering in conservation and countryside work. Workshops for employment skills will take place at MDC, with


DEN support group for D/deaf male ex-offenders: call for interest

25 November 2021

Manchester Deaf Centre has set up a mutual support group for d/Deaf male ex-offenders. This support group is being set up together with CMS and funding from the Movember Foundation. It follows a pilot mutual support group for d/Deaf ex-offenders in Lancashire. Who is it for? 18+ Males who are:


Manchester Deaf Centre needs a Chair!

10 November 2021

Do you have: Good leadership skills? Experience in chairing meetings in your professional or personal life Ability to formulate strategic plans, goals and objectives? Skills in motivating, and enthusing others, as well as promoting team working? Are you d/Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened, or a


Job Club drop in

8 November 2021

The Job Club is now open every Tuesday 10am to 1pm in Meeting Room 2 at Manchester Deaf Centre. Employment Advisers Dipti and Anna are available to provide support with job searches, CVs, applications and employment questions. This is a drop in so you don’t need to book. Good news from job


Growing Green Futures 

27 August 2021

Our new project, Growing Green Futures, is starting soon. Are you interested in working in green outdoor areas? Would you like to learn about conservation, woodland management, and biodiversity? This project is for you. To take part you must be: 18 years or older Living in Greater Manchester


Job Club re-opening  

27 August 2021

We are pleased to announce that Job Club at Manchester Deaf Centre is re-opening weekly: Drop In: Tuesdays from 10am to 1pm, starting from Tuesday 14th September. This is a drop-in session. Employment advisers Dipti and Anna will be on hand to support you with job searches, CVs and other


Access To Work Training for Employers

27 August 2021

Are you involved in recruiting staff? Would you like to employ a deaf or hard of hearing person, but you feel uncertain about how this would work in practice? Maybe you are asking yourself questions, for example: How can the person do this job if they cannot use the telephone to communicate with


Get On project update

27 August 2021

In 2020, Manchester Deaf Centre secured funding from The Prince's Trust for an exciting FREE new project ‘Get On’. 18 amazing young people from Manchester, Bolton, Salford, and Stockport have joined the 12-month project and we are already halfway through! ‘Get On’ includes social activities,


Meet Lauren Feeney, our new ‘I Can’ Project Co-ordinator and Youth Engagement officer

23 June 2021

We are delighted to welcome Lauren back to our staff team. Lauren has previously worked as a Youth Worker with our D.A.V.E. project and play scheme. She will be heading up our new ‘I Can’ youth project. Here is Lauren telling Annie, our Operations Manager, a little bit about herself and her plans


Employment, Training and Enterprise is face-to face again

24 May 2021

At last, WEA Maths Course clients are back at the Deaf Centre face-to-face! Everyone is excited to be back. Participants will receive an accredited certificate at the end of the course. Don’t forget, the Employment Service is open and taking bookings for appointments. Please contact us if you need


Get On! Manchester Deaf Centre Prince’s Trust project update

24 May 2021

Get Moving! Get Ready! Get Ahead! Our new project Get On! has got off to a great start. 18 young people have already registered and are now active in the Get Moving! phase of the project. The project includes motivational activities with things to do at home, mentoring, job and career guidance and


Job vacancy – BSL Befriender

24 May 2021

This job vacancy is advertised on behalf of Tina Kirwin-McGinley from the Manchester Sensory Support Service. Tina explains the job details below. If you are interested in this position but need help applying or if you do not currently have a DBS certificate, please contact our WAITE team. Our


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