MertonVision

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  • Address: The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, London, SW19 2DX
  • Tel:020 8540 5446
  • Fax:020 8544 0059
  • Email: info@mertonvision.org.uk
  • Web:www.mertonvision.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 5pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 5pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 5pm
    • Thursday 9am - 5pm
    • Friday 9am - 5pm

    Other times by appointment.

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Description

A local charity that supports blind and partially sighted people in the London Borough of Merton. It provides:

- rehabilitation services on behalf of the London Borough of Merton Social Services
- small grants to individuals
- resource centre with everyday products
- loan equipment
- computer training and Epad training
- low vision assessment services (once a month by appointment)
- home visiting service
- transport by minibus available (there is a small charge for this)
- benefits advice (Wednesdays by appointment)
- awareness training
- transcription service
- regular sporting, leisure and educational activities including a new Thursday luncheon club
- Talking Newspaper and newsletter
- works with Merton Council to provide travel training for young people to get to, from, and around school.

The Association also runs an information desk at St George's Hospital.

Volunteers are always needed.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Local authority social care
  • Volunteering
  • Hospital information
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Everyday products
  • Art
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Travel training

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  • This organisation was verified on 28 October 2016