2017 Elections

Chair - Garry Byars

Treasurer: Kim Addy

Secretary: Annie Cuckson

Rotherham Deaf Futures is a tenants and residents group run by and for the deaf community. The group organises events, meetings and training for all users of British Sign Language in Rotherham. 

Rotherham Deaf Futures is leading on support for Deaf in Rotherham with Deaf advice and other help for Deaf - drop in on Friday's between 10am and 3pm  and join them.


Rotherham Deaf Social at Springwell Gardens Community Centre

12 noon -3pm on Fridays  at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.

All Deaf welcome. 

  • exercise class
  • cafe
  • meet other Deaf

Upstairs there is a cafe, interpreters are available as is help with phonecalls and letters. 

35 Deaf and hearing people attended the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Rotherham Deaf Futures Group on Friday 4th March 2016 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre. 

Minutes of Deaf Futures Agm 2016

Julie Parlett the Outgoing Chair Presented with Flowers

Reports were presented of the successful activity of the group during the last year and the accounts were presented. The groups holds regular meetings and run an advice club for Deaf every Friday.  Janine Moorcroft from Rotherham Council spoke about the vision for Adult Social Care and other Deaf members spoke of their aspirations for the group during the following year.  The meeting finished with a buffet provided by Vickie Hobson from RotherFed. 


Meetings 2017

Next committee meeting is at 3pm on Friday 3rd December 2017 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.

Minutes 24th March 2017

Minutes 28th April 2017

Minutes 30th June 2017

Rotherham Deaf Futures Facebook Group

What is Deaf Futures Poster (pdf)

Deaf Futures Group with John Healey MP and Cllr Rose McNeely.jpg
Kim Addy Secretary of Deaf Futures with Mayor Cllr Rose McNeely.jpeg
deaf futures.jpg
hearing impaired group.JPG

Other Links

Council Housing CD - BSL

Sign Station


Deaf Educate