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

In an emergency 

Emergency only SMS text: 80 999 

Important point about the emergency only text number:

  • You will need to register your mobile phone before using the emergency SMS 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 emergency text service: 

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

Emergency textphone: 18 000



Non-emergency SMS text: 67 101 

You can Do it Online or use textphone: 18001 101

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