Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Deaf People Together: Paul’s story

Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People are always keen to gather feedback from our community and we were fortunate enough to capture this lovely video of Paul, a deaf Bristol resident, talking about the impact CfD’s work has had in recent years.

Paul touches upon the difficulty and isolation experienced by the deaf community when the Deaf Club in Kings Square closed, further intensified by the Covid pandemic. Paul’s story is one of hope – how he reconnected with old friends, gained the confidence to join a walking football group, goes to CfD events on a regular basis – all of which he says are extremely important, not just for himself but for the deaf community as a whole.

You can watch Paul’s story below.

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Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol

Our vision is of a Bristol where everyone can participate in all aspects of life in the city, whatever their level of hearing. The majority of our staff and trustees are Deaf or Hard of Hearing themselves and we fully understand the impact of living with Hearing Loss. We can share experiences and provide practical information and advice on dealing with the challenges hearing loss brings.
We’re here for all Deaf or Hard of Hearing people in the Bristol area, as well as their friends and families. Professionals working in this field and anyone interested in finding out more about Hearing Loss are very welcome to contact us for information too. Please visit our What’s Happening pages or get in touch to find out more!

What our clients say about us:

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Two exceptionally pleasant and helpful people – a pleasure to meet and my new doorbell is a great help. Thank you very much.

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…I was very satisfied with the service. The two staff were professional and easy to communicate with. They were able to explain everything clearly and quickly gave me the replacement equipment.