Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind (HSB)

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  • Address: 8 St Mary's Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3PE
  • Tel:01480 453 438
  • Fax:01480 453556
  • Email: info@huntsblind.co.uk
  • Web:www.huntsblind.co.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 10am - 3pm
    • Tuesday 10am - 3pm
    • Wednesday 10am - 3pm
    • Thursday 10am - 3pm
    • Friday 10am - 3pm

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Description

The Society has a centre for blind and partially sighted people which includes a resource room, charity shop and base for office staff.

The Society provides a wide range of activities and services tailored to the individual needs of our members, their carers and families including:

- Home visit outreach service to assess needs and provide information and support
- Identification of and assistance with entitlements applications
- Visual and mobility aid equipment centre
- Monthly social meetings in St Neots, St Ives, Ramsey and Huntingdon
- Sports and leisure group
- Christmas party and summer outing
- Subsidised and escorted annual holiday
- Quarterly newsletters
- Emotional Support
- IT support and information
- Volunteer home visiting scheme

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Drama
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Mobility training
  • Braille transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Housing advice

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  • This organisation was verified on 5 September 2016