CfD, together with GDA (Gloucester Deaf Association) developed and delivered an Employment Project, funded by the National Lottery Community Funds.
The project´s aim was to reduce the stress that D/deaf people are experiencing in employment in lockdown and returning to work. To achieve this, we:
The project outcomes were:
In the 6 months of delivering the project, CfD and GDA achieved:
|“It was accessible for all, the subject was relevant”…Client A|
“It was really good to learn new skills which helped me know how I can better improve awareness”…Client B
“Thank you for your efforts in the workshops which I have found really useful and enjoyable”…Client C
CfD are now looking to expand on the workshops, aiming to deliver one workshop a month with expert speakers on various topics to do with work, employment, self-employment, etc. If you are interested in attending or want to request a specific topic, please email CfD at firstname.lastname@example.org
We also offer Deaf Equality Training, if you feel your employer could benefit or needs help understanding the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. This training can be extended to your whole organisation.
Two exceptionally pleasant and helpful people – a pleasure to meet and my new doorbell is a great help. Thank you very much.
…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.