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National Deaf Children's Society
ndcs - every deaf child

About NDCS

The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.


Click to view a subtitled BSL video clip summarising the work and aims of NDCS.

How can we help


NDCS is an organisation of families, parents and carers, providing emotional and practical support through our Freephone Helpline, our network of trained support workers, our wide range of other support services and our publications and website.


NDCS Helpline

Our Freephone Helpline provides emotional and practical support where our trained team offers clear, balanced information on many issues relating to childhood deafness, including schooling and communication options. 


Tel: 0808 800 8880
Minicom: 0808 800 8880
Fax: 020 7251 5020
Internet live


Our Freephone Helpline opening times are:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9.30am to 9.30pm 
  • Friday: 9.30am to 5pm

Finding Us

Ground Floor South, Castle House
37- 45 Paul Street