Feel free to contact us to have a chat if you want to know how to help provide support for a Deaf employee, or if you yourself are Deaf and need to arrange for support at work.
Access to Work is a Government scheme that can sometimes help to fund support or equipment at work.
An application for an Access to Work budget / or a one-off funding must be made by the Deaf person or on their behalf. Approval can sometimes take a few weeks depending on what is needed. See the Gov website for more details and how to apply.
The Deaf Agency believe in empowerment. We will never take control of any clients Access to Work budget, but we will of course provide support to clients to control own budgets. We also can help with form filling guidance and application support. Contact us – we are here to help.