With expertise in delivering community-based services, we aim to remove the barriers to communication for Deaf People throughout Lanarkshire. Our staff consists of one full time admin worker, Centre Manager and full time Development Officer. We have three fully qualified Interpreters plus 1 Trainee Interpreter,
Our Interpreters have many years experience working with Deaf people. Our Trainee is also trained to an exceptionally high standard and hope to have achieved fully qualified status by the end of 2019.
We work closely with our local voluntary organisations and community groups. Deaf Services Lanarkshire also work closely with our local Deaf community groups and Coatbridge Deaf Club.
If you live in Lanarkshire please feel free to come and visit our office anytime between 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Meet Our Staff
Co Founder & Centre Manager
Eddie is a retired schoolteacher. Eddies knowledge of SQA Qualifications has greatly assisted DSL to provide Sign Language Courses. These courses are from Beginners level to fully Qualified Sign Language Interpreter.
Eddie joined the Deaf community in 1982 through his marriage to his wife Liz. Whilst Eddie has limited Signing skills he is truly an accepted member of the local Deaf Community.
Sharon has a wealth of knowledge in relation to the Deaf community. Sharon worked as a Deaf Care manager for 12 years before joining Deaf Services Lanarkshire in April 2018.
Sharon's is looking forward to developing further services for the Deaf Community of Lanarkshire during her 2 year post.
Admin Assistant & Trainee Interpreter
Zoe was born into the deaf community and is the youngest member of our team. Zoe joined Deaf Services Lanarkshire after leaving school in 2015. Zoe was recently successful in achieving Trainee Registration with SASLI. Zoe has now embarked on her Interpreting course.
Meet Our Interpreters
Co Founder &
Liz McLuskey has been part of the Deaf Community since birth. Liz started her professional career working with Deaf people in 1986. She worked as a Social Work Assistant for the Deaf based in McIver House in Glasgow until 1995. Since 1995 Liz has worked as a Sign Language Interpreter. Over the years Liz has become a familiar face within the Deaf Community of Scotland
Sign Language Interpreter
Like Liz, Wilma has been part of the Deaf Community since birth. Wilma started her professional career working with Deaf people from 1995. She worked as a Sign Language Interpreter at Glasgow City Council Interpreting Service until 2011. Wilma became a valued member of our team in April 2011..
Sign Language Interpreter
June became a valued member of our team in Aug 2011.Similar to Liz & Wilma, June has also been part of the Deaf Community since birth. June started her professional career as a Sign Language Interpreter in 1993.