Upcoming Events

Event Hunter Deafblind Connect

Deafblind Awareness Week 2024

A Journey Without Sight or Sound
Interactive Experience

Newcastle Museum – 28th June 2024

The Deafblind Community would like to invite you to an event we are holding during Deafblind Awareness Week in June. Every year, this week is dedicated to Deafblind communities around the world in line with Helen Keller’s birthday, the famous deafblind disability advocate.


Join us for an experience through touch you won’t forget. This event aims to raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by individuals who are deafblind. This interactive session has been designed by Deafblind community members to give you a glimpse into the experiences of deafblindness.


When: 28th June 2024

Where: Newcastle Museum Theaterette

Session Times:
Session 1 – 10am to 11:30am
Session 2 – 12pm – 1:30pm
Session 3 – 2pm – 3:30pm
Register to attend one of the sessions through
Please reach out if you have any questions to either Justine justine@cdah.org.au or Alisha alisha@cdah.org.au  

Zoom Office

The ZOOM Office is a virtual space where peers can get together on a range of interesting topics.  Find out what’s happening in the world of books, crafts and sport, or get together to discuss COVID updates and news and tune into some wellbeing or history.
Weekly Zoom Office events have been put on hold for the moment. Please check in regularly for upcoming events.

Regular Peer Groups

The Hive (Mental health and advocacy group): Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm, we meet via the CDAH website Red Button Zoom

Hunter Deafblind Drop-in (For Deafblind Peers and Allies): Every fortnight on Friday at CDAH 10:00 am to 1.00 pm

Members Action Group (CDAH members group): 4th Wednesday of each month: 1.00 pm – 3.00pm

Queer Peers: 2nd Tuesday of every month: 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Speak Up Hunter (for people with an intellectual disability): 2nd Friday of every month: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Women First (for women with a disability): Last Friday of every month: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Writers Group: Last Tuesday of every month: 5:30pm, Location: via CDAH website Red Button Zoom

Next Gen: Every fortnight on Friday at CDAH  10:00 am to 12.00  (different Fridays from he Deafblind Drop-in)

Koori Connections: First Tuesday of the month 11am – 1pm at CDAH and via Zoom 

Social Gatherings

Catch Up Crew (Social group for all): 2nd Thursday of every month: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


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