About Us

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 Wednesday.

 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Meet Our Staff

Carly Brownlie 
Centre Manager

 

Carly has over 20 years experience working within the deaf community.  Carly has enjoyed her experiences of promoting Empowerment & Equality for the Deaf Community. 

 

Carly's professional career commenced with Deaf Connections, as youth training officer, cancer awareness project worker and manager of the Scotland wide cancer awareness project.  Followed by working with BSL/English interpreters as Development Manager at SASLI before joining the Deaf Services Lanarkshire Team in September 2018.

Eddie McLuskey 
Co Founder, Trustee
& SQA Coordinator

 

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. 

 

Zoe Harvey  
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

Elizabeth McLuskey 
Co Founder &
Principal Interpreter

 

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

Wilma Watt
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.​.

June Sherry

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.

Unit 40 Fountain Business Centre, Ellis Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3AA

Email:  admin@deafserviceslanarkshire.co.uk

Phone/Text: 01236 604808 / 07806497562

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