Deaf and Deafblind Community

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For Deaf and Deafblind people who mainly use British Sign Language to communicate we offer: 

  • Personalised, practical and emotional support
  • A wide range of accessible social, cultural and educational talks, activities and outings
  • A purpose-built community centre
  • A warm welcome for all.

Events March 2017 to June 2017
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  • JDA interpreter signing telephone call to deaf support worker and client

    Information and Advice Drop-In

    Who is it for? Deaf and Deafblind British Sign Language users Living in Borough of Barnet or a local borough with no Deaf services All faiths Age 18...

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    Computer Classes

    For all Deaf/Deafblind people Thursday evenings from 7 pm - 9 pm. Computer training courses to suit you. Computer club on the 1st Thursday evening of...

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    German Whist

    1st Sunday of every month 3 pm - 10 pm (Doors open at 2 pm) Refreshments served - please do not bring your own food. Everyone welcome! Dates and...

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    Gold and Silver 50+

    Deaf BSL user aged over 50? Want to access places of interest and learn new things? Then our popular GS 50+ Group is for you. Twice a month like-...

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    Day Centre

    Great activities and outings for older, Deaf and Deafblind BSL users every Wednesday, in North London.

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    At Your Service

    If you have a simple problem then ' At Your Service' is available on Wednesdays for older people attending JDA Day Centre. This is a quick fix...

  • JDA Support Workers; Janine, Janet and Lisa

    One to One Support

    Support Services For the signing community we offer practical and emotional support and advocacy on a one-to-one basis, helping you to live...

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    Happy Mondays

    A chance for older Deaf and Deafblind people to get out on Mondays. Join a JDA group twice a month at Jewish Care’s Sobell Centre for Arts and Crafts...

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    Sunday Talks

    Talks and Events held at JDA or other locations. When: Usually one Sunday every 2 months. Who for: Open to all Deaf and DeafBlind BSL users. Dates...

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    Dcafe - Coming Soon

    Your new Tuesday meeting place run by Deaf volunteers for the Deaf Community . Opening Spring 2017 at JDA Our fantastic team of Deaf volunteers will...

Thank you for your Support

On Sunday 11 June JDA was one of 70 charities and schools who participated in the Maccabi Community Fun Run. With nearly 30 runners all supporting JDA, a Charity stall sharing information about our services and a crepe stand where we gave away over 100 free pancakes, the day was a huge success. It's not too late to show your support. Click here to donate.