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New Address
DDS have now moved!!
Support Group Holidays
Find out when your Support Group is on holiday
Outreach Support Centre
Appointments must be made if you need to be seen at Keller Court.
DDS Patron
Matt Baker
Hate Crime Reporting Centre
Durham Deafened Support is a Third Party Reporting Centre for Hate Crime. What is Hate Crime? Please check out our page here.

Craft Classes


Are you interested in meeting others with hearing loss in a Social Setting or learning a new craft.  If so we currently run craft classes in the following locations.  If you are interested in attending a class please let us know

LocationMain Type of CraftDay Time 
Coxhoe Rag Rug MakingMonday1:00PM to 3:00PM
DarlingtonVarious Projects from Recycled MaterialsTueday12:30PM to 2:30PM
Horden Rag Rug MakingTuesday1:00PM to 3:00PM
Newton AycliffeRag Rug MakingWednesday10:00AM to 12 noon
Sedgefield Card MakingWednesday1:00PM to 3:00PM
HordenFriendship Group for people with Dual Sensory LossWednesday 1:30PM to 3:30PM
Stanley Friendship Group for people with Dual Sensory LossThursday 10:00AM to 12 noon

Watch this space for a new class starting in August, location to be revealed shortly



DarlingtonTuesday11:00AM to 12 noon
HordenFriday10:00AM to 11:00AM

A new class will start in September 2017 in September in Bishop Auckland further details to follow

Computer Groups

Watch this space new groups to be announced shortly

Short Walks

  • Do you fancy getting out for some fresh air?
  • Going for a gentle walk?
  • Enjoying the company of other DDS members?

If so we would like to welcome you to our summer walks

DateTimeLocationMeeting Place
Wednesday 12th July10AM Hardwick Park - SedgefieldCar Park next to Visitors Centre
Wednesday 26th July10AM Wolsingham Family WalkCar Park at the Recreational Ground in Wolsingham

Activities at Keller Court

ActivityDate Time
BSL Movie NightTuesday 4th July  5:00PM to 8:00PM
Games Night Tuesday 8th August5:00PM to 8:00PM
Bingo Tuesday 5th September5:00PM to 8:00PM
BSL Movie NightTuesday 3rd October5:00PM to 8:00PM