North Wales Society for the Blind

User rating: 5 stars

  • Address: Resource Centre, 325 High Street, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1YB
  • Tel:01248 353 604
  • Email: admin@nwsb.org.uk
  • Web:www.northwalesblindsociety.org.uk/
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9.30am - 4.30pm
    • Tuesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
    • Wednesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
    • Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm
    • Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm

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Organisation details

Description

A charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in North Wales. We aim to get services out to people living in rural areas by means of Open Days and obtain feedback via the Consumer Unit.

Services include:
- tape and braille transcription service
- daily living skills and mobility training
- benefits advice
- day centre/social club
- deafblind and multiple disability service
- eye clinic
- grants
- selfhelp/support service
- lending library
- welsh cassette service.

The service is centrally-based in a resource centre with up-to-date hi-tech equipment and transcription service; and a team of five Rehabilitation Officers based locally in each Area Office of the Social Services Department.

The Society covers the following counties: Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Ynys Mon (Isle of Anglesey), North Powys and Wrexham.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Clubs and classes
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Learning Moon
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription

1 user review

  1. Anne Cashmore

    16 October 2013

    User rating: 5 stars

    Absolutely brilliant service. The staff couldn't have been more helpful or informative.Easy to contact and provided exactly what I needed . A BIG thank you.

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