Contact information for people who are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired

Emergency-only SMS text: 999 

Important points about the emergency-only text  number

  • You will need to register your mobile phone before using the emergencySMS service - please do that now in case you ever need it in the future
  • This service is only for people who cannot easily use voice phones
  • It is not an extra service  for contacting the emergency services about other things or for people who don't have hearing or speech impairments

How to register for the 999 text service

For more information about the service - including British Sign Language instruction videos - please click this link.

Non-Emergency services for the deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired: 67101

You can Do it Online or use textphone: 18001 101

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