For 17-30 Year Olds

The DDYC (DEX Deaf Youth Council) is for deaf young people between the ages of 17 and 30 who live in Yorkshire.

DDYC

  • The events are usually held once a month on a Saturday in different locations around Yorkshire.
  • We do lots of fun activities like; bowling, drama, games sessions and comedy workshops!
  • There will always be interpreters to support everyone to chat and make friends!
  • The events are always FREE!
  • If you’re struggling with travel costs we can help.
  • If you have any questions or would like to chat to us about joining please contact us by filling in the box below!

Contact us

DDYC May Celebration Event

DDYC May Celebration Event

We are having a celebration event on Saturday 14th May! We want to tell our deaf young people how we plan to spend our National Lottery Community Fund money! Yvonne Cobb from BBC See Hear will be presenting us with our big cheque too! We'd love to see as many deaf...

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DDYC April Event

DDYC April Event

Our next event is Saturday 2nd April in Leeds.  Come and find out how to book a BSL interpreter for healthcare appointments and what to do if they don't turn up! We will also be chatting about volunteering with DEX. It will be lots of fun and look great on your CV!...

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DDYC March Event

DDYC March Event

Our next event is on Saturday 5th March at Leeds Hollywood Bowl! There will be two games of bowling and free food. We are expecting this to be very busy so please let us know as soon as possible if you'd like to come! You can book your place by contacting us here or...

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DDYC February Event

DDYC February Event

Our next event is on Saturday 5th Feb and will be all about managing your mental health! The big room at the Lightwaves Centre is very cold, so we are moving in to a smaller room. We have to make sure there is enough room to safely distance so there are only 10 places...

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DDYC January Event

DDYC January Event

Happy New Year everyone! Hope it's a great one for you all! We have our first DDYC event of the year on Saturday 8th January! Kim from the Royal Association for Deaf People will be telling us how to save money on bills. There will also be fun activities and games and...

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DDYC Plans for the New Year

DDYC Plans for the New Year

Lots of people asked on Saturday at the Christmas meal what we had planned for the DDYC in the new year, so here are all the events videos! We're really looking forward to all three events Please let Zara know if you'd like to come Please feel free to share with...

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“DEX are important to me because they helped build my deaf identity and built my confidence.” A DDYC member.

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