Action for Deafness is a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee. The organisation was founded, as a charity, in 1994 by deaf people and for deaf people in West Sussex. Action for Deafness provides advice, support, information and services to enable Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people to lead independent lives. The organisation is core funded by West Sussex County Council and works in partnership with many other local and national organisations including the NHS with which it has a contract to provide audiology services. We are continually developing and strengthening our services.