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Access to Work

We are working with Living Options providing interpreters so that people are able to have their say about the current Access To Work reforms that are being considered. 

Please see the below Press Release from Living Options Devon: -


Hello to all Deaf people who have job,


Department of Work and Pension Select Committee Meeting need evidences from Deaf employers who have Access To Work to use BSL Interpreters.  Deadline is 20 th June BUT it can extend to 18th July if you let me know ASAP that you want to say it in BSL to camera.

·        Do you have Access To Work?
·        Do you get BSL Interpreters for your staff meetings, trainings, conferences, events, one to one meetings, any other that help your job?

If it ‘YES’ to both questions.  Would you be happy for us to film you so that you can explain why ATW is important for your work.  It will take you about up to10 minutes.

What happen to your work if there no BSL Interpreters?  Explain the good things why have BSL interpreters is important and the bad things if no interpreters


Next, we need you to reply ASAP on which date and time can you come to our office Living Options Devon where BSL Interpreters will offer free interpreting to do the voice-over. - click on it and choose which date and time can you come and type in your name.  Or you can email or text me 07841 204398

Any questions, please let me know.


Kristy Cooper
Deaf Advocate
Haven Advocacy

Tel: 01392 459222 I Fax: 01392 829867 I SMS: 07958 517919
Address: Ground Floor Units 3-4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Park Road, Exeter EX2 8PW

Our Vision: People with disabilities and Deaf people have the same life chances and opportunities to be active and equal member of society.

We are the preferred supplier for the following service providers

  • Devon County Council
  • NHS Devon
  • Exeter City Council
  • Royal Devon and Exeter - NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Devon Healthcare - NHS Foundation Trust
  • Torbay NHS - Care Trust
  • Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education
  • Living Options

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