Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has proudly signed up to the British Sign Language & Irish Sign Language Charter, committing to promote better access to public services for Deaf communities.
The BSL/ISL Charter is designed to empower local Deaf communities and resolve barriers between service providers and Deaf people while increasing awareness of Deaf issues.
By signing the Charter, the Council pledges to:
Consult formally and informally with the local Deaf community on a regular basis
Ensure access for Deaf people to the Council’s information and services
Support Deaf children and families in the Borough to live a more fulfilled life
For further information, contact our Accessibility and Customers Officer Ellen Boyd on E. firstname.lastname@example.org