Vicdeaf acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
Organisations & Services
Click on the categories below to find useful links to other organisations working with or for Deaf people:
- Victorian Deaf Services & Organisations
- Victorian Education Services
- Victorian Deaf Clubs and Groups
- Other State-based Deaf Services & Organisations
- National Deaf Services & Organisations
- International Deaf Services & Organisations
- Sign Language Interpreter & Training Services
- Deaf Film Organisations
- Legal Services
*Please note all underlined services are supported by Vicdeaf.
|Early Intervention Services|
|Early Education Program for Hearing Impaired Children|
|Parent Advisor for the Hearing Impaired|
|Loddon Mallee Region Email: email@example.com|
|Northern Metropolitan Region: Dianella Community Health Inc.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Education & Early Childhood, Specialist Children's Services Team Intake Teams|
|Barwon South Region: Geelong: 1800 354 605, Warrnambool: (03) 5561 9444|
|Eastern Metropolitan Region: 1300 662 655|
|Gippsland Region: 1800 783 783|
|Grampians Region: (03) 5330 8613|
|Hume Region: 1800 783 783|
|Southern Metropolitan Region: 1800 783 783 or 1300 720 151|
|Western Metropolitan Region: 1800 783 783|
|Pre-School Programs/Early Education Programs|
|Ballarat Deaf Facility|
|Furlong Park School for Deaf Children|
|State Primary Schools (only)|
|Furlong Park School for Deaf Children|
|Metropolitan Facilities in State Primary Schools|
|Brighton Primary School|
|Eastwood Primary School|
|Mount View Primary School|
|Pearcedale Primary School|
|Rosanna Golf Links Primary School|
|St Albans East Primary School|
|Willmott Park Primary School|
|Country Facility in State Primary Schools|
|Shepparton - Guthrie St Primary School|
|Metropolitan Facilities in State Secondary Colleges|
|Charles La Trobe College|
|Forest Hill College|
|Mount Erin College|
|Country Facilities in State Secondary Colleges|
|Shepparton High School|
|Catholic College Wodonga: Email: email@example.com|
|Prep - Year 12 State Schools|
|Victorian College for the Deaf|
|State Facilities in Prep - Year 12 Schools|
|Facilities in Independent Schools|
|Methodist Ladies College|
|Yarra Valley Grammar|
|St Mary's College for Hearing Impaired Students|
|State Visiting Teachers|
|Barwon South Western Region|
|Eastern Metropolitan Region|
|Hume Region. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Loddon Mallee Region|
|Northern Metropolitan Region|
|Southern Metropolitan Region|
|Western Metropolitan Region|
|Catholic Education Services|
|Ballarat: (03) 5337 7135|
|Sandhurst: (03) 5443 2377|
|Sale: (03) 5622 6600|
|Student Services in Catholic Education|
|James Goold House, East Melbourne: (03) 9267 0228|
|Western Regional Office, Hoppers Crossing: (03) 9748 0844|
|Northern Regional Office, West Melbourne: (03) 9329 8800|
|Eastern Regional Office, Croydon: (03) 9724 0200|
|Southern Regional Office, Moorabbin: (03) 9532 1922|
|Tertiary Education Assistance Services|
|ACE Disability Network|
|deafConnectED (formerly the Centre of Excellence for Deaf and hard of hearing students)|
|Disability Standards in Education|
|Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI)|
|Australian Tertiary Institutions|
|Latrobe University - National Institute of Deaf Studies and Sign Language|
|Macquarie University - Postgraduate Diploma of Auslan - English Interpreting|
|Macquarie University - Sign Language Linguistics Group|
|NMIT - Centre for Excellence for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing|
|RMIT University - Department of Global & Language Studies|
|The University of Melbourne|
Vicdeaf supports many Deaf clubs and social groups throughout Victoria. Some of these clubs and groups are self-managed and are attended by members. Some clubs are governed by a formal committee, whilst others are run by a single coordinator.
Many of the clubs and groups hold social activities such as ‘Auslan Chat’, a variety of theme nights and functions for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families, meetings to discuss clubs activities and sometimes organise weekend trips.
Some clubs and groups meet at designated halls and community centres, whilst others meet at coffee shops or local pubs. To check out the different activities below to find your nearest club or group or have a look at our events page.
|Albury/Wodonga Deaf Support Group||
When: First Friday of each month.
Where: Banksia 1 Room, Albury Commercial Club, 618 Dean Street, Albury, NSW.
|Auslan Book Club VIC||
This book club is for bookworms with a significant level of Auslan Fluency. All get togethers will be conducted using Auslan (Australian Sign Language) (no interpreters provided).
Deaf people, non deaf people and interpreters are welcome. Information regarding meeting dates, venue and which book we will be reading each month will be pasted on this Facebook page: Auslan Book Club VIC.
|Bendigo Deaf Gathering||
When: Last Saturday of each month.
Where: The Coffee Club Cafe, Queen St, Bendigo, VIC.
|Casey Deaf Club||
When: Meet on the third Friday of each month.
Where: Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Oak Avenue, Doveton, VIC.
Email: email@example.com or fax: 03 5996 9945
|Geelong Deaf Social Group||
When: Meet every second Tuesday (midday) of each month
Where: Manifold Heights Baptist Church, Corner Volum St & Shannon Ave, Manifold Heights VIC.
Secretary: Valmai Claxton. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Gippsland Deaf Regional Centre||
Where: Cargo Lounge & Supper Club, 136-138 Franklin Street, Traralgon. Families and children are very welcome - Children must be supervised.
Enquiries: Email Jessica Payne email@example.com
|Maffra Auslan Chat Group||
When: Weekly on Thursdays 1-2pm. Gold coin donation.
Where: Maffra Community House Inc, 48 Kent Street, Maffra, VIC.
|Mildura District Deaf Club||
When: We meet once a month for a social outing. Contact us for more details.
Secretary: Jan Fletcher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Pankina Deaf Seniors Group||
When: Every second Monday, 10.30 am - 3.00 pm.
Where: John Pierce Centre, 25-35 High Street, Prahran.
Admission $4.00. Morning and afternoon teas provided. All welcome.
Enquiries: Cheryl Clark, TTY & Fax 03 9078 2600, Email email@example.com
|Sale Auslan Chat Group||
When: Every Thursday 11am, except for School Holidays.
Where: Triple F Cafe Raymond Street Sale, VIC.
All welcome. Please contact daV Gippsland for details and to confirm. Enquiries: Ph & TTY (03) 5143 1537, SMS/Mobile 0448 866 331. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Seaford Deaf Gathering Club||
When: Every second Friday of every month, 6pm-late. Except March due to long weekend.
Where: 39 Milne Avenue, Seaford, VIC. Enquiries: Email Graeme Nixon at email@example.com
|Shepparton Deaf Group||
When: Second Friday of each month.
Please see Vicdeaf's list of events to find out the next upcoming event with us.
|Sounds Unlimited Group||Run by hearservice, Sounds Unlimited is a group for adults with hearing loss. It encourages people to gather, socialise, and discuss pertinent issues around advocacy, technology, services, communication experiences and attitudes. It provides a source of information and opportunities for idea-sharing for the hard-of-hearing community on a casual, ongoing basis through meetings every second month at Vicdeaf in East Melbourne. Click here to find out more.|
|Victorian Deaf Angling Club||Dominic & Helen Ziccone: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Victorian Deaf Senior Citizens Club||
Meet every second Thursday, 9.30 till 2.30 pm.
Where: JML Centre, Vicdeaf. Level 3, 340 Albert Street East Melbourne, VIC 3002
Secretary: Cheryl Rankine
|Werribee Deaf Social Club||
Come join us for our end of the month social nights, held at the Bridge Hotel. WDSC has reserved a big room with pool tables and a TV to watch the footy. Meals are available at bar prices. Friends are also welcome to join - hope to see you there!
Where: 197 Watton Street, Werribee, Victoria 3030
|Western Deaf Coffee Group||
Where: Baby Black Espresso Bar, 10 Church St, Bacchus Marsh VIC (next to KFC).
Enquiries: Pat Burchat, SMS 0428 592 020.
If you would like your group listed on this page, please Contact Us.
|Australian Deaf Short Film Festival|
|Deaf TV (AUS)|
|Deaf TV Channel (US)|