Award winning support for people who are Deaf in the London & South East Region

Multi award winning Deaf Umbrella – London and the South-East’s premier provider of communication support for deaf people

Deaf Umbrella has specialised in supplying top-quality Communication Support Workers (CSW’s) and Interpreters to people who are deaf in education and the workplace since 2000. We are trainers of communication support workers and understand what it takes to be the best in the field.

If you are an education provider or employer who needs support for a deaf person, we guarantee:

  • Quality: award winning staff and the highest professional standards
  • Accountability: a fully-audited service at competitive prices
  • Peace of mind: reliability, flexibility and the security of full legal compliance

If you are an employee, we promise:

  • An award-winning commitment to professionalism and professional development
  • Excellent pay and conditions which cultivate a supportive community

Work for us gives full details on recruitment and job opportunities with us. Our mission is to maximise communications and opportunities for people who are deaf and to promote the highest standards for language service professionals; want to be part of our team?

Our Training page provides information on training opportunities supported by Deaf Umbrella for both deaf people and language service professionals, as well as training offered to businesses working with people who are deaf.  Its cost effective; find our more!

At Deaf Umbrella, our work with the deaf community is more than a business. We are big supporters of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We have run, walked and had tea parties to raise funds; come and join us it’s fun!

Out with our hearing dog

Out with our hearing dog

 

We set up a Community Interest Company in October 2014 to support Deaf people finding and retaining employment, we are partnering Job Centre Plus to provide a training programe to assist in this aim. 

Deaf Umbrella CIC will give you more information; come take a look.

We are sponsors of Deaf Unity and Adept; previously ACSW & NATED.

We support news and information providers to the deaf community; Limping Chicken and Deafclub.co.uk.

Read the Deaf Umbrella blog for more comments and stories on the deaf and hearing worlds.

 

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Amanda and Rachel meet Cesar Milan the Dog Whisperer at the O2 Greenwich

Deaf Umbrella CIC win Commitment to the Community Bexley Business Awards 2015

With the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich; It’s your choice!


Civic Recognition Award 2015

Rachel receives Bexley Civic Recognition Award 2015 for Outstanding Personal Achievement from the Mayor of Bexley


Rachel & Amanda accepting London Business Award - Winners - for Training & Development 2015

Rachel & Amanda accepting London Business Award – Winners – for Training & Development 2015


Charlie accepting London Business Awards Apprentice of the Year Runner Up Certificate 2015

Charlie accepting London Business Awards Apprentice of the Year Runner Up Certificate 2015