Newcastle Vision Support

User rating: 5 stars

  • Address: 3rd Floor, MEA House, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8XS
  • Tel:0191 232 7292
  • Fax:0191 233 0419
  • Email: marjorie@nsbp.co.uk
  • Web:www.nsbp.co.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 9am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4pm
    • Friday Closed

    The office is open on Friday for certain groups such as Braille class.

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Organisation details

Description

Services offered:
- visual awareness training
- up-to-date information on equipment, particularly CCTVs and other reading aids
- free quarterly newsletter available in different formats
- home visiting service
- ring round service
- braille classes
- computer training
- transcription service
- social groups
- activity and hobby groups
- specialist information service
- older people empowerment activities

From mid-January Newcastle Vision Support will be offering benefits advice.

We offer a focal point for visually impaired people in Newcastle from which they can seek assistance, contacts, and a range of support, information and services. We aim to keep up with developments in services and support as far as funding allows.

Was previously known as Newcastle Society for Blind People (NSBP).

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription

2 user reviews

  1. Davie Doyle

    1 December 2014

    User rating: 5 stars

    I HAVE NOTHING BUT PRAISE FOR THE SOCIETY. THEY HAVE BEEN A GREAT HELP.

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  2. Davie Doyle

    2 September 2015

    User rating: 5 stars

    FIRST CLASS SERVICE , FACILITIES ARE GREAT. STAFF WELCOMING AND HELPFUL.

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