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Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service (ADVIS)

The Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service (ADVIS) provides specialist support to people who are:

  •  Deaf/deafened/hearing impaired
  •  Blind/visually impaired
  •  Dual sensory impaired

ADVIS has specialist workers who understand the difficulties caused by a sensory impairment.

All of the Deaf team can sign and access to an appropriate interpretation service is guaranteed.

You do not have to be registered blind / visually impaired to access our services.

We support people who live in Nottinghamshire. If you live in Nottingham City please contact Nottingham City Council to find out about the services available from them.

Who to contact

0300 500 80 80 or Minicom: 01623 434 993
Nottinghamshire County Council

British Sign Language face-to-face sessions: Every Thursday 9:30am - 12.30pm at Meadow House, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 2TB

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The specialist support we can offer includes:

  • Information and advice about your situation and support in the community
  • Communication support when dealing with organisations and official paperwork
  • Help with everyday living skills
  • Specialist equipment to make everyday living easier

If you need a community care assessment to get long-term social care support we have specialist workers who know about your disability and can support you through this.

Please visit the website for more details of this and other services.

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Record Last Updated On: 14/12/2017

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