FAMILY CENTRE (DEAF CHILDREN)

Supporting families living with deafness in Bristol and the surrounding areas.
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ABOUT FCDC

THE FAMILY CENTRE PROVIDES SUPPORT TO ALL DEAF FAMILIES IN THE REGION, ENABLING A SOCIAL NETWORK FOR FAMILIES AND A PEER GROUP FOR THE CHILDREN AND ENABLING ACCESS TO LOCAL LEISURE FACILITIES

We can provide information and advice on deaf issues, run workshops and training, provide social support and improve access to recreational facilities and improve the opportunities available to deaf families. We will also work with other agencies to assist in any aspect of family life!

We run a variety of family activities and kids activities each year, including BSL lessons and a BSL choir and coffee mornings.  We enable peer groups for the children and support for parents allowing families in similar circumstances to meet and share experiences.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to Covid-19 our services ae restricted, but some activities are still in place. Please see our events page.

Staff will be working from home, so if you need to contact us please email at admin@fcdc.org.uk

For the latest guidelines, please see Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

BECOME A MEMBER

Full membership to FCDC is open to all families who either have a deaf child or a deaf parent.

Membership gives you access to a wide range of activities and services and the opportunity to meet other families.

If you would like to find out more about joining FCDC, please email admin@fcdc.org.uk with any questions.

The current membership fee is £10 per year for a family.

"The Family Centre (Deaf Children) supports the whole family and has provided an opportunity for my hearing daughter to learn BSL.  This makes her feel included too."

"Finding other parents in the same position has been very supportive.  It has also been great for my son to meet other deaf children and to be provided with accessible activities"

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT FCDC?

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

Sat 30

Halloween Spooktacular party

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Free
Nov 04
Nov 13

AGM Saturday 13th November 2021

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Free
Nov 19
What’s on at FCDC!

What’s on at FCDC!

We have been busy behind the scenes booking events and activities up until Christmas for you and your family.  Take a look and see if anything is of interest to you and your family.  We have something for everyone.

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Summer sessions at Mojo Active

Summer sessions at Mojo Active

No school holiday would be complete without a visit to Mojo Active! We kicked off the week with a fun morning for our 6–10-year-old children.  After the rain showers disappeared, we were blessed with sunny spells and a light breeze, perfect conditions.  We met our...

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GET SOCIAL WITH US

JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE NEWS AND CONNECT WITH OTHER FAMILIES

Families @ The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is a closed group just for families and our staff and trustees.

If you are already a member of The Family Centre, or part of a family living with deafness, why not join and keep up to date with what we are doing as well as being able to chat with other families and ask for information and support. As it is a closed group, you can be sure that everyone in the group is part of a family living with deafness.  We will only accept a request to join once we have verified this.

The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is open to anyone, whether you are a volunteer, supporter, professional or just interested in our work.