Hi Kent - East Kent Resource Centre
Public phone: 01227 760 046
Website URL: http://www.hikent.org.uk
Service offered: Information and advice on all aspects of hearing loss. Display room for demonstrating equipment. Assessment of need conducted on behalf of Kent County Council Social Services for assistive equipment for anyone over 65 with a diagnosed hearing loss. Works to ensure that all deaf and hard of hearing people have access to relevant services. Deaf awareness training. BSL courses. Lip-reading classes. Tinnitus Self Help Groups across Kent. NHS Hearing Aid maintenance clinics across the County
Target group: People who are deaf or have hearing loss, and their families.
Area served: Kent.
How to contact: Drop-in (Suspended during coronavirus lockdown), Phone (01227 760 046), Letter, E-mail. Contact in advance for an appointment for an assessment.
Monday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Access for wheelchair users to public rooms. Loop system.
Languages other than English: Staff have some BSL signing skills.
Charity number: 1052036
Year established: 1990
Staffing: 3 full time staff and 1 part-time staff.
Public transport: Canterbury West train station - 15 minutes walk.
Record last checked: 09 July 2020