About Us

Over the past 100 years, the Deaf Society of New South Wales has been the leading provider of specialist services for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families in New South Wales as well as deaf people with additional needs.

Our Vision

Our vision is Equity for deaf people.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is ‘Deaf life: Your way, your language’. It means we work with deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing people. We work to break down barriers, create choice and support you to reach your goals.

The range of services which we deliver fall under these broad headings:

  • Community Development
  • Consumer Support
  • Courses
  • Employment
  • Family Support
  • Interpreting
  • Regional Support
  • Translation
  • Youth

Our services are delivered across the state of New South Wales from our offices in the following locations:

  • Parramatta in metropolitan Sydney
  • Gosford on the Central Coast
  • Newcastle
  • Boambee in the Coffs Harbour district
  • Lismore
  • Warrawong on the South Coast

In addition we provide regular services at these other places in NSW:

  • Nowra
  • Orange
  • Port Macquarie
  • Tweed Heads

We are also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Disability Employment Service (DES) provider so we provide a range of accredited training courses.

You can see more information about us in our Corporate Profile