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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre

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Raised by 3 people in 34 months
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre (KDRC) is a registered Charity in the southwest of Ireland.

We provide services to Deaf & hard of hearing adults and children & their families.

Our service receives partial funding from a Government agency. However, each year we rely on donations to meet the running costs of our Drop In Centre in Tralee and our outreach service in Co. Kerry.

We accept online donations via this GoFundMe page.

We also accept donations via cheque, postal order or cash. Our contact details are: Kerry Deaf Resource Centre, 4 Gas Terrace, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Ireland.

Here is some information on the services we provide that might help you in your decision to donate or not? Thank you.

DROP IN CENTRE
A Drop In Centre which is open Mon-Thurs 10am-1pm & 2-5pm and Fri 10am-1pm.

The Centre is open to adults & children who communicate via sign language and/or speech/lipreading. 

The Centre is also open to family members including parents, siblings and KODAs (Kids of Deaf Adults- under 18) & adult CODA's (Children of Deaf Adults- over 18).

DEAF AWARENESS
Provision of information on Deaf related issues
Deaf Awareness training
Sign Language Classes
Advice & guidance to professionals, academics and students on Deaf related issues

 EDUCATIONAL/IT SUPPORTS
Computer literacy tuition
English literacy tuition
Internet, e-mail and videophone
access
Art and craft classes

EQUIPMENT FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING
Sourcing, supply and installation of specialised equipment.
Application for grants towards the costs of equipment
Instruction & maintenance of smartphones/tablet devices

ELDERLY OUTREACH SERVICE
Visits to Day Centre Centres and Active Retirement Groups
Talks to community groups about assistive equipment & hearing tests

FAMILY SUPPORT
Support to families on deaf related issues post diagnoses of deafness.
Visits to deaf children & their families.
Applications for grants for families such as the Domicilary Care Allowance
Provision of sign language classes for families
Applications for the Sign Language Home Tuition scheme.
Supports for KODA's (Kids of Deaf Adults) & adult CODA's (Children of Deaf
Adults)
Social & recreational activities for families

HEARING SUPPORTS
Sale of hearing aid batteries
Hearing aid tube replacement/ cleaning
Provision of assistive listening devices
Information on hearing tests and audiology services

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SUPPORT
Book sign language interpreters for GP appointments.
Book sign language interpreters for medical appointments with Kerry General
Hospital.
Referral service for all other appointments to a number of Sign Language
Interpreting agencies.
Placement for sign language interpreting students

OTHER SUPPORTS
Translation of written information into sign language
Interpret phone calls for clients
Assist with form filling
Provide Information on rights and entitlements
Support clients with intellectual disabilities/mental health difficulties
Support foreign Deaf clients living in
Ireland
Support Deaf travellers
Support and accompany clients in legal settings
Crisis intervention

PUBLICITY
Facebook page
Text alerts to clients
Weekly email newsletter
Website

For more information, go to:
www.kerrydeaf.com
www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf
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To learn more about Kerry Deaf Resource Centre (KDRC), information is posted weekly on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf
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We are back online with our donation page. Apologies for this. We did not know the page was not active. Hopefully, everything is sorted out now. Thanks from all of us here in KDRC
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€100 of €500 goal

Raised by 3 people in 34 months
Created December 2, 2015
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Frances Woodley
32 months ago

Good luck

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