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Hearing Impaired Support Scheme (HiSS)

Charity Number 1003715       Bristol and surroundings. 

Trained Volunteers for hearing aid maintenance. 

We need more volunteers!

"I can hear so much better now you have changed the tubing!"

"I know to get the light on his face, so I hear him better now."

"I am so pleased: I can hear the front door bell!"

Someone local needs you to service their hearing aids when they are too disabled to get to the NHS clinics.

Full training given.

Work locally at times to suit you.

PLEASE contact:

0117 9277336


Centre For The Deaf - Bristol

The Centre for the deaf provide a wide range of equipment ranging from pager alarms, minicoms and flashing light systems to  clock alarms, vibrating pillow  alarms and  fire alarms, for people living in Bristol. They have Environment Equipment Officers who can visit you at home and assess your needs before installing any equipment for you.  The Equipment Officers will also repair devices if necessary and give you any advice about the equipment - there is no charge for this service.  There is a charge for some equipment such as television aids.

Address: Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2QQ
Drop-in opening hours (as of may 2016) Monday - Thursday 10:30 -13:00

Phone: 01179 398 653

SMS: 07749313085

For Home Visits:

Phone: 03459 007 830
SMS: 07766 561 560
Fax: 01452 372 288



Other websites

Connevans: For information on environmental equipment for the house and maintenance kits for your hearing aids, that you can purchase:


Action on Hearing Loss (previously RNID): For information about hearing loss, for purchasing equipment and for regional news and events