Beacon Centre for the Blind

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  • Address: Wolverhampton Road East, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 6AZ
  • Tel:01902 880 111
  • Fax:01902 886 795
  • Email: enquiries@beaconvision.org
  • Web:www.beaconvision.org
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4pm
    • Friday 9am - 4pm

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Supports registered blind and partially sighted people in the areas of Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and parts of South Staffordshire.

Working in partnership with RNIB Advice Service, the Independent Living Centre offers arts and crafts, cookery classes, IT help, social outings and emotional support. We offer a low vision assessment and advice service helping those with sight loss make best use of their vision via strategies and assistive equipment. The centre is open 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday.

Beacon Centre for the Blind also provides:
- Black Country Talking Newspaper
- Further leisure and social activities including walks and theatre trips
- Youth club
- Low vision service
- Scheme to help find employment
- Opticians
- Personal care service to residents in North Dudley

Beacon Day Centre based in the grounds of the Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge provides activities include quizzes and arts and crafts.

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Employment advice
  • Business advice
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Football
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Everyday living skills
  • Learning braille
  • Educational support
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Supported housing

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  • This organisation was verified on 4 November 2016