Groups & Support

Manchester Deaf Centre offers a wide range of individual and group support for people who are D/deaf or hard of hearing, both at the Centre and beyond. Please explore what we offer by clicking on the title links below - you are very welcome to join us. If you can't see the support or type of group you are looking for don't hesitate to get in touch to discuss your needs.


Children and Young Peoples Service

Please keep an eye out for our new youth service from April 2023. If you require more info about Youth service, please email Claire Holland – Senior Manager of MDC at

WAITE one stop support

We are delighted to be able to offer you this 'one stop' support service five days a week. Whatever your needs, please get in touch and we will either help you ourselves or point you in the right direction. Aimed at D/deaf individuals within Greater Manchester. Our Wellbeing, Advocacy,

Employment support and training

Our training, employment and enterprise programme is person-centered, understanding the multitude of additional barriers that our service users face. We work with you through the drop-in Job Club and one-to-one sessions to ensure you have the right information, support and access to address your

Health & Social Care Advocacy & Information

Our MDC advocacy and information service supports D/deaf, hard of hearing and deaf blind people within the Manchester area to access and benefit from health and social care services to reduce health inequalities and improve quality of life. The service also raises awareness and educates health

Wellbeing Support Groups

The Wellbeing Group Our Well-being Group offers you a place where you can come to share experiences with other D/deaf people, meet new people and socialise. The group was established to help to improve self-confidence and offer the chance to try new activities that can support positive well-being

Trafford Deaf Advocacy Service

BSL and voiced video: For the deaf community Our Trafford Deaf Advocacy Service supports deaf, hard of hearing and deaf blind people within the Trafford area to access and benefit from health and social care services to reduce health inequalities and improve the quality of life. We provide IT

Deaf Social Club

The Manchester Deaf Social Club are a diverse group who meet at Manchester Deaf Centre every week to socialise, enjoy refreshments and play bingo for cash prizes. With close to 100 members, this group is a great opportunity for members of the deaf community to get together on a regular basis.

Riley's Bar for socialising

Riley’s Bar at Manchester Deaf Centre, which opened in August 2021, is proving popular as a meeting place. It is a relaxed lounge and bar, with a range of hot and cold drinks and light snacks. This social space is welcoming to all and is an ideal city centre location for catching up with friends.

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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