DDYC Smile for DEX

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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DDYC 16th July Event

DDYC 16th July Event

Our FREE DDYC event in July will be a trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park! We will be shown round by Martin Glover who is a Deaf Artist! There will be a free coach from Queens Hotel in Leeds that will take us to and from Yorkshire Sculpture Park. There will be a free...

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DDYC 23rd June Event

DDYC 23rd June Event

We have decided to add another FREE DDYC event in June! We will be showing CODA at Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People on Thursday 23rd June, 6-8pm. It's such a great film! Click here to watch the information in BSL: https://youtu.be/oBVxKuUcfrM Please let Sabah...

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DDYC 18th June Event

DDYC 18th June Event

Our next FREE DDYC event is on Saturday 18th June. We will be going for a meal at Bab Tooma and then walking round Roundhay Park. Please text Sabah if you'd like to come, her number is on the bottom of the poster.  Here's the link to the BSL clip on YouTube:...

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DDYC Volunteer Runs Edinburgh Marathon

DDYC Volunteer Runs Edinburgh Marathon

Morning everyone - amazing news! Our DDYC volunteer and Board rep Hattie and her twin sister Annabel ran the Edinburgh marathon yesterday in a fantastic 4 hours 34 minutes!!! They also raised a huge £1360 for DEX - incredible 🤩 The money they have raised will help DEX...

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DDYC Party May 22

DDYC Party May 22

On Saturday 14th May we celebrated our recent National Lottery Community Fund funding award of £209,080 to deliver deaf youth work for the next 3 years! It was such a lovely day with beautiful weather Our members had a great day chatting and enjoying lots of free food...

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

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