WNDA Shop officially open

Posted: 18th Jun 2015

The West Norfolk Deaf Association officially opened the doors to their shop


West Norfolk Deaf Association charity shop opened on 15th May 2015.

West Norfolk Deaf Association teamed up with us at Centric in April 2015. Centric are delighted to be teamed up with West Norfolk Deaf Association and was very happy to provide them with a space completely free of charge to support in developing the charity further. We look forward to the future with them and supporting the charity where possible.

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The West Norfolk Deaf Association charity support people who are hard of hearing or deaf, to live independent lives.

The deaf centre is based in Kings Lynn Town Centre and now have the new charity shop in Downham Market.

They provide a wide range of support such as:

Hearing Support

Tinnitus Support

Advocacy and Open Door

BSL users coffee mornings and social/learning activities

BSL users Healthy Living Club

BSL Users Computer Courses for beginners and intermediate learners

Sign Language Course

Deaf Children’s holiday clubThe service they provide is brilliant and very useful for the community.On the opening day the Downham Mayor – John Fox attended to officially open the shop. In Downham Market town square was a singing choir.

The funds raised from the charity shop will be used to keep the service going and support the people who need it most the best they can.

And much more, if you would like to know more about the services they can provide, click this link this will forward you to the website where you will find all the information you need.

john fox mayor of downham market

choir in downham market square

They have made great progress since the shop opened and have made the shop their own. Just take a look at the before and after pictures below, you can see the time and effort that has gone into the shop.

(Before picture of shop window)

before shop window

(After pictures of shop window)

latest shop window downham

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Due to loss of some of our funding we were no longer able to afford to remain in our current office space. This meant staff were losing their office and meeting space, with no alternative place to work.

Shelley Black
CEO Fairweather