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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!

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Joint DDYC and DDYH Event March 2024

Joint DDYC and DDYH Event March 2024

Our March event is joint for the DDYC and DDYH (11-30 year olds) on Saturday 2nd March! We will be going ice skating and for food at Bradford Ice Arena, BD5 0AD between 1 and 3pm. There are 15 places available and the deadline to book is 23rd February. We can help...

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‘Try the Trains’ morning with TransPennine Express!

‘Try the Trains’ morning with TransPennine Express!

We have a joint event during half term with TransPennine Express! We will be making a train journey with TransPennine Express staff to help our members grow in confidence and learn what support is available whilst travelling! This is a fantastic event to develop our...

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Joint DDYC and DDYH Event January 2024

Joint DDYC and DDYH Event January 2024

Members of the DDYC and DDYH went to see a BSL interpreted performance of Cinderella at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax earlier this month. They had a fantastic time and we're hoping to do the same thing next year!

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DDYC Event February 2024

DDYC Event February 2024

Our February DDYC event is joint with Leeds Deaf Youth Club. It's on Friday 2nd February between 6 and 9pm at Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People. There will be a pool competition, food, games and chance to chill and chat! Please note Leeds Deaf Youth Club...

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DEX 2023 Newsletter

DEX 2023 Newsletter

2023 has been a busy year for DEX! Read the below newsletter to find out what we've been up to. The BSL versions are available on our YouTube channel:Staff video: https://youtu.be/Lhjt--9tDXQBoard video: https://youtu.be/rHIjiCDjS6M Thank you so much to everyone for...

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Joint DDYC and DDYH Event January 2024

Joint DDYC and DDYH Event January 2024

We have decided to run a joint DDYH and DDYC event in January. We will be going to see Cinderella pantomime at The Victoria Theatre in Halifax! The pantomime is BSL interpreted. Details:Thursday 4th January Meet at Halifax YMCA at 12pm. Have buffet food. Walk to The...

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