Bolton Deaf Society

Contact details

Bolton Deaf Society
Bark Street

Public phone: 01204 521 219 / 07593 619 728


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Information and advice for deaf and hard of hearing people. Information on some aspects of deafness. Advocacy Services – offered two days a week. Appointments required. Support provided with Form completions, enquiries and telephone calls etc. The Darby and Joan Social Club Tuesday morning from 11:00am. Bingo starts at 1:00pm. The Sports and Social Club Tuesday evening from 7:00pm. Sign Inn Café & Crafts Group Wednesday mornings from 10:30am. Deaf Church Regular monthly BSL Anglican service signed by Rev Cathy Nightingale, Chaplain to Deaf People for the Diocese of Manchester. Hand Made Sign Choir once a month, timings differ. Hearing Aid Drop-in Fourth Tuesday of every month, 10:30am until 12:00pm, provided by Royal Bolton Hospital Audiology Department. This service is for people with NHS hearing aids supplied by Royal Bolton Hospital. Sign Language Classes Courses are provided by independent trainers. Please contact us for more information.

Target group: Deaf and hard of hearing people.

Area served: Bolton.

How to contact: Drop In (Please check website for up to date information), phone (01204 521 219 / 07593 619 728 - Texts or FaceTime ) or via website. Open Mon 9am - 1pm / Tues-Thurs 9am - 5pm


Monday: 9am – 1pm

Tuesday: 9am – 5pm

Wednesday: 9am – 5pm

Thursday: 9am – 5pm

Friday: Closed

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Entrance - 7 steps down from street level. 7 members of staff + volunteers who have BSL skills.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters and BSL.

Charity number: 1191838

Year established: 1869

Staffing: Part time Operations Manager, Advocates and admin staff

Public transport: 15 minutes walk from Bolton train station and Moor Lane bus station.

Record last checked: 29 May 2024


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