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Deaf community

Are you a member of the Deaf community? Chime is here to help and support you with a range of services, events and social groups.

_Supporting the

Deaf community

Chime offers a number of different supports depending on your needs, from one-to-one support and assistive technology to information around your Rights and entitlements. We also will support and advocate with you in situations where your Rights are being denied or ignored.

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We can help

Check out our range of services, events and social groups below to see how Chime can help and support you in every stage of your life

  • Make new friends, and share stories and experiences, at one of our Social groups.


  • From Explore to EduTech, camps and more, Chime is here to support teenagers and young adults as they navigate this stage of life’s journey.

  • Visit Chime to find out more about your Rights and entitlements.

  • Assistive technology to make day-to-day life easier. Visit our LifeTech page.

  • If you or a family member is feeling overwhelmed or is finding life challenging, our Social Work Team is here to help.


  • Our Deaf Adult Day Service is a supportive, specialist day programme designed to assist people with additional or complex needs.

  • A community-based specialist Residential service offering individualised, person-centred supports through Irish Sign Language.

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Chime is committed to working towards a society with no limits or barriers for anyone living with Deafness or hearing loss in Ireland.

We work with and on behalf of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people to break down the barriers you may be experiencing in your day-to-day life, as well as campaigning on a national level to seek changes in legislation, policy and practice.

Find out about Advocacy here.

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Irish Sign Language

If you want to communicate with someone who uses Irish Sign Language (ISL), you can pick up some phrases and words here. 

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Define us

Some of our staff members who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or members of the Deaf community got together to create a short film “Journeys that define us”.  Find out what they think about socialising, communication, technology and their Deaf identity, here.