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Meet our Community Development Officer

We would like to introduce our new Community Development Officer - Sean Noone. Welcome to the Zebra Access team!

Zebra Access, a local Deaf charity based in Wolverhampton, has secured funding from the Big Lottery Fund to develop services for Deaf people over the next 5 years. This new project will address the main needs of Deaf people in Wolverhampton and surrounding areas by providing appropriate access to information and services. This project will see a community hub developed, where service users can go to discuss their issues, be signposted to appropriate services and be supported in their preferred communication method (i.e. British Sign Language, sign supported English, lip-reading etc.) It will also develop an accessible society to meet the communication needs of Deaf people by offering community and youth development, advocacy and communication awareness services. The Community Development Officer will be responsible for establishing this Deaf hub and its services with support from the Project Manager.

Services

Zebra Access CIO provides services and support to Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing people with thanks to Lottery's Community Fund. Services includes Employment Servuces, English/Maths tutorials, Advocacy, Community Development, BSL/Deaf Awareness, drop-in sessions dealing with a range of queries, complaints, form filling, and many more. Zebra Access staff and volunteers have the right to work in a safe and abuse free environment. The organisation will not tolerate any kind of abuse against its staff, volunteers or property.

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