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Welcome to Access Ambassadors
We are a Deaf-led organisation based in Milton Keynes. We exist to support
and enable deaf access in Milton Keynes.
We aim to remove communication barriers between d/Deaf and hearing
people. As a Not-for-Profit organisation, we do this by creating excellent
learning experiences through teaching British Sign Language and running
Deaf Awareness courses.
Working with individuals and organisations, we take a collaborative
approach to engender a sense of belonging for our Deaf Community
members in Milton Keynes. We encourage organisations to create inclusive,
accessible services. We also support deaf access to learning and
Our Access Ambassadors actively encourage others to join us in working
towards an inclusive and cohesive community.
We also provide independent living support, advice, information and
support a range of accessible social activities. For those that need
employment support, we also provide interpreting support before, during
and after the job application process. We invest back into the community by
supporting groups such as MK Deaf Zone.
How is Access Ambassadors funded?
We do not receive any statutory funding. Our funding comes from our
training, consultancy services and fundraising activities. The funding we
gain is used for the benefit of local deaf and hard of hearing groups in
Access Ambassadors supports deaf and hard of hearing individuals whilst
adhering to these core values:
Diversity – recognising that we are all different
Independence – enabling freedom to determine one’s actions
Integration – encouraging inclusion and belonging
Transparency – all our actions are open and carried out with integrity
If you would like further information about our services then please contact our office.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Please note that we are unable to provide emergency support. In this instance, we refer individuals to the hearing impairment services funded by MK Council.