There are places, business and groups that help people with deafblindness.
They can provide
Some services listed are Australian and some are International.
Some organisations that specialise in only blindness or only deafness are in the directory. They may be able to adapt their services for someone with deafblindness.
There are two drop down filters that can help you search for Service type and / or Region. This is the best way to search the directory.
You can use the search bar to find words in the organisation’s title and description. This is not as effective as using the dropdown filters.
The list of organisations is not exhaustive. It may not include every service or organisation in Australia with deafblind expertise.
This directory is for information purposes only. Inclusion in the service directory does not imply:
- affiliation with, or
- endorsement from
Deafblind Information Australia.
To provide or update information about services for people with deafblindness go to our Feedback page
Last updated September 29, 2022
- All types
- Advocacy and information
- Allied health
- Assistive technology suppliers
- Assistive technology training
- Auslan interpreting
- Auslan translation
- Captioning and transcription
- Communication guide / support work
- Orientation and Mobility Services
- Other services
- Pastoral Care
- Social activity & connection
- Support Coordination
- Supported Independent Living (SIL)
- Training (deafblind)
ACT Deafness Resource Centre
The ACT Deafness Resource Centre (the DRC), is a community organisation funded by the Commonwealth, to provide information, linkages and capacity building for the hearing impaired, deaf and those with chronic ear disorders.
Aussie Deaf Kids
Aussie Deaf Kids aims to empower parents raising a child with hearing loss through online support, information and advocacy.
Better Hearing Australia Sydney
Better Hearing Australia (National) is Australia’s largest independent consumer based non-profit organisation for hearing loss. They are a national voice for all Australians affected by hearing loss, promoting best practice in hearing loss management through advocacy, support and education.
Catholic Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people
The Ephpheta Centre is a Centre for deaf and hard of hearing people. Their work includes pastoral care, sacramental services, support and advocacy. Visitation is an important part of their work.
ClearaSound is constantly looking to the future and bringing to the present, technologies to make communication more collaborative and clearer for everyone.
Deaf ACT is a not-for-profit organisation who lobby for and promote Advocacy, Sport and Recreation activities for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in ACT and surrounding NSW areas.
Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and New South Wales, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin.
Deafblind Assocation NSW
DBANSW promotes the abilities of people with deafblindness and works to build their full inclusion in their communities.
Forsight Australia provide Supported Independent Living group homes for people with sensory impairments and additional disabilities across Greater Sydney and the Illawarra.
Guide Dogs Australia
Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia's state and territory-based Guide Dog organisations.
Hear for You
Hear For You is a unique community that offers support and guidance to teenagers living with deafness or hearing loss.
HumanWare specialises in the design and manufacture of highly intuitive and intelligent solutions for people living with vision loss or visual impairment.
Hunter Deafblind Connect
Hunter Deafblind Group is a group that meets regularly to socialise and support each other.
Inspire Deaf Church
The Inspire Deaf Church is a place where those who are hearing impaired in our community can come and find hope, purpose and life in Christ.
National Equipment Database (NED)
NED’s priority has remained about connecting customers to the right assistive products, information and tools to research, select and access the solutions they need, with confidence.