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Welcome to Sensory Advocates NW


Thank you for visiting our website.  We were formally known as Network Circle for Deafness (NCFD)

Welcome to our Website

We are Sensory Advocates NW! We are a non-profit charity, providing specialist sensory advocacy across a wide range of areas for eligible client including Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Blind people through independent and peer advocacy.   Our service is primarily provided at our base site; however, we are able to offer our services in the community, in hospitals, in residential homes or at the client’s own home.

We offer ad-hoc advocacy sessions across Greater Manchester (Bury, Oldham, Manchester etc) for residents who are unable to attend our offices in Bolton.  However, if you live outside of Greater Manchester and do not have access to specialist sensory advocates in your local area – get in touch! We may be able to help you or signpost you to another partner organisation.

This website contains information about our principals, how we conduct our services and how you can contact us

Please get in touch if you feel that we can offer you support or if you would like any more information about our services.

Sensory Advocates NW (Registered Charity Number 1173545)

What can we help with?

Our advocates are able to provide support and advocacy across a wide range of areas.  We specialise in all aspects of sensory-loss and are adept at representing the needs and aspirations of our service users.

Over that last three years we have supported:

  • All benefits applications and reviews
  • Medical assessments
  • Debt processes
  • Council tax
  • Employment issues
  • Banking processes and complaints
  • Pension Credits
  • Universal Credit
  • General complaints
  • HMRC
  • Legal aid (if possible)
  • Housing/landlord issues
  • Tribunal representations
  • BSL translation of documents

Contact details:

or text/phone: 07546320675