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want to know the rules for getting a hearing dog

Rjb1982Rjb1982 Posts: 3Member Listener
i recently request a hearing dog for the deaf people like me i have met the criteria but all the charity are saying to me is they can't tell me when i am likely to get one but has anyone else had trouble with this

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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Posts: 3,172Member, Community champion Brian Blessed
    Hi @Rjb1982

    Sorry to hear this, what is the charity called?
    You're a fighter. Look at everything you've overcome. Don't give up now!
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 6,791Administrator Scope community team
    edited November 2018
    This is what it says on the Hearing Dogs website 

    Regardless of your degree of hearing loss, personal requirements or circumstances, you can get in touch with our application team to talk through your options.

    We use minicom and text supported phones if you feel comfortable using them. Please call us today on 01844 348111 during our opening hours of 9am-5pm and we can have a chat about your query and needs. Or email on [email protected]

    So you can ask them for advice?

    I know there is a lack of support dogs in many areas due to the time and expense of training them.

    Scope
    Senior online community officer
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