West Suffolk Voluntary Association for the Blind (WSVAB)

User rating: 5 stars

  • Address: Disability Resource Centre, 4 Bunting Road, Moreton Hall Estate, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7BX
  • Tel:01284 748 800
  • Email: info@wsvab.org.uk
  • Web:www.wsvab.org.uk

Map for West Suffolk Voluntary Association for the Blind (WSVAB)

Organisation details

Description

The Association helps anyone with visual problems and its services and activities include:

- Resource Centre equipped with a variety of daily living aids
- Agent for British Wireless for the Blind Fund
- community workers: home visits for initial assessment of needs and subsequent visits when needed
- benefits advice: home visits and help completing forms
- social clubs: for meetings and outings in Brandon, Bury St Edmunds, Clare, Hadleigh, Haverhill, Mildenhall, Newmarket, Pakenham and Sudbury
- face-to-face and telephone befriending
- newsletter
- Macular Disease Support Group
- computer training available and chance to try out assistive computer software
- Low Vision Therapy (LVT) - referrals to the service are through the association's helpline or local opticians.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Library services
  • Book clubs

1 user review

  1. emile eno-daynes

    12 June 2014

    User rating: 5 stars

    Great organisation that has helped me find the right equipment I needed.

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