Projects



Mental Health Awareness

Clinical Lead/Clinical Psychologist Sarah Powell from SignHealth will be giving a presentation about their service for deaf people.

Deaffest 2016 Press Release

Deaffest, the UK's increasingly popular annual Deaf Film and Arts Festival, returned to Wolverhampton's Light House on the 6th - 8th May for the 11th time. 






Dragon Boat Race 2016

Some of the Zebra staff were among the paddlers took part of Dragon boat to compete in the races and raise £1,000 to fund community work carried out by Zebra Access  and the Rotary Club.

Raising Awareness of Cancer

Zebra Access has organised an interactive presentation about cancer delivered by a Wolverhampton GP and a Macmillan GP facilitator. Local support services such as Macmillan Cancer Support and the Advocacy Scheme will also be discussed. A BSL interpreter will be provided.

BSL Consultation Project 

What are the needs of Wolverhampton Deaf Community?

 

 

 

 

Deaf Employability Project 

Zebra Access have got the funding from the Comic Relief Local Communities Fund administered by Heart of England Community Foundation, we are delighted to introduce a 'Drop In' job club for deaf people.

BSL Event: Diabetes and Winter Health Campaign
Come along to our free accessible event! We will have an expert who will talk about diabetes and how to look after your health during the winter. BSL interpreter will be provided.

Tough Guy 2015 Result

Two members of our team Chris Beech and Matthew Shaw alongside with Alban Ward-Welch, Henry Skinner, Jason  Langard-Tang and Steve Richardson have taken up be taking up Tough Guy event in 2015 to fundraise for Zebra Access.

Hypertension Workshop

Zebra Access recently introduced a health workshop on Hypertension (high blood pressure) which took place in Wolverhampton on 29th January 2015. Attended by over 20 Deaf people, the accessible health workshop gave them an opportunity to learn about the crucial subject through a BSL interpreter.

Definitely Employable Workshops 

Various type of employable workshops available for deaf people to attend weekly to help them to find a job.

Definitely Employable

Zebra Access secured a European Social Fundgrant by Heart of England Community Foundation to run the ' Deafinitely Employable' project from November 26th 2014 - May 31st 2015. 

Black Country Deaf Events

Deaf community members have requested this central information portal regarding Deaf related events occurring across the Black Country area.  

Definitely Football

Zebra Access has successfully secured funding from Sportivate to run a pilot to give deaf people a  change to get involved in various football activities, drills and exercises. 

Employment Course

Zebra Access, who received a community grant from Awards for All, ran the Employment Course over a 12-week period.

Zebra co-ordinate Deaffest, the Annual National and International Deaf TV and Film Festival.

The festival is always well attended with a varied programme of screenings including feature films, student work and short films submitted from all over the World.

Zebra help make Claire's dream come true

Claire Bradnock from Wolverhampton who suffers from a rare genetic condition had her dream to swim with dolphins granted after Zebra Access organised a fundraising night and charity auction.

Many Deaf people attend TV Presenting Workshop

The workshop ran by Zebra Access, gave students inspiration and a valuable insight into what it takes to become a TV presenter.

  

Health Workshops in BSL

Deaf people were able to gain information about health issues in their own language (British Sign Language) at two workshops organised by Zebra Access.

Christina signs-up for job success

Christina Allen, from Wolverhampton, had been out of work for some time when she heard about an employment course being run for Deaf people, by Zebra Access.

National Deaf Table Tennis Championships

UK Deaf Table Tennis Association (UKDTTA) was formed in November and was sponsored from Zebra in 2011.