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Hear For You (HFY) - Mentoring Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Teens

Phone/email based service

Phone: 0419 431 089 (SMS)

Mail: Ground Flr, Australian Hearing Hub, 16 University Ave, Macquarie University NSW 2109



Description: The not for profit organisation offers mentoring programs in NSW, QLD, VIC via workshops and group/peer mentoring involving successful deaf/hard or hearing/hearing impaired mentors to motivate deaf/HoH/HI teens (Years 7-12) and to boost their confidence and social skills. Especially oral deaf teens who are often the only deaf student in a mainstream school. "No matter what your circumstances, you can achieve anything you want in life." Registered NDIS provider so participants can apply for NDIS funding to cover HFY program costs. Contact us if you are not registered on the NDIS.

Contact: John Lui, NSW State Manager. David Brady, CEO

Disability Access: Yes (Soundfield system (hearing loop and FM systems), live captioning,)

Area Served: NSW; QLD; VIC

Volunteering Note: Deaf/hard of hearing young adults can apply to be a mentor; anyone else is welcome to volunteer in the office

Keywords: Mentoring; Children and Families; Hearing Impairment; Social Clubs and Groups; People with a Disability; NDIS Provider; NDIS Assist-Life Stage Transition; NDIS Support Coordination

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