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Connect Hear NI launches in Northern Ireland

Hearing Link volunteers celebration launch of Connect Hear NIA new Hearing Link project which aims to help more people with hearing loss reconnect with their families and communities has launched in Northern Ireland.

Connect Hear NI,  launched with two celebration events at Belfast Castle and Killyhevlin Hotel in Enniskillen earlier this month.

Volunteers and local organisations, including statutory and voluntary sector partners, joined other guests to find out how the initiative, funded by The Big Lottery Fund will support people with hearing loss and their families in their local communities.

Sarah Lynch, Connect Hear NI Project Manager, said: “It was fantastic to welcome so many people along to the celebration events for our Connect Hear NI project which is funded by The Big Lottery Fund.

“Our five-year project is set to be a key support mechanism for people with hearing loss in Northern Ireland, right from the start of their hearing journey.  Through our volunteers, who have experience of hearing loss themselves, they will be able to access existing support and learn new ways to embrace experiences they are normally excluded from.

“We look forward to bringing our support to local communities over the next five years.

To find out more about Connect Hear NI, email northernireland@hearinglink.org or call 07950 371095 for more information.

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