New Tinnitus Support Group
Starts 29th September - Newton Aycliffe
 New Yoga Class
Starts Friday 15th September - Bishop Auckland
Keller Court
Outreach returns at Keller Court
Exciting News!
New Evening Lip Reading Group
Are you a member with Type 2 Diabetes?
Please read on for more information
New Address
DDS have now moved!!
Support Group Holidays
Find out when your Support Group is on holiday
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
Bishop Auckland Friday12 Noon to 1:00PM

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 23rd August10AM Seaham Sea FrontMeet at Tommy Statue

Activities at Keller Court

ActivityDate Time
Bingo Tuesday 5th September5:00PM to 8:00PM
Games NightTuesday 3rd October5:00PM to 8:00PM