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BSL Live

Deaf people can call Islington Council using BSL Live for free. You can download a tool from the BSL Live website to set up and open a BSL Live connection with us.

SignVideo logoIf this is your first time using the BSL Live service, you will need to download a one-off BSL Live 'plug-in' to get started.

Please click on the BSL Live logo on the left of this page. This will open a new window on your device. Please follow the instructions once you are connected to the web access page. Once you have downloaded the Live plug-in you can call the council using BSL Live. 

Using the BSL Live service

  1. Click the BSL Live logo on this page
  2. Connect to a SignVideo interpreter
  3. Ask to call Islington Council

You will need the following to use the BSL Live service:

  • PC or MAC with a webcam
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer V7 or V8, Firefox 3
  • Broadband connection
  • SignVideo service information:

The opening hours for the BSL Live service are 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

For troubleshooting and technical guidance, please contact or call 020 8463 1120.

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