Somerset Sight

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  • Address: Northfield House, 51 Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1DG
  • Tel:01823 333 818
  • Email: admin@somersetsight.org.uk
  • Web:www.somersetsight.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4.30pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4.30pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4.30pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4.30pm
    • Friday 9am - 4.30pm

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Description

Somerset Sight is a local and independent charity. We provide a unique mix of compassionate support and practical advice to empower people to live a full and independent life despite sight loss.

Services provided:
- Resource Centre and Mobile Resource Unit
- Aids for Daily Living
- Volunteer Visiting Service
- Regular 'Somerset Insight' magazine
-Technology Advise Sessions
- Social and activity clubs: countywide and including craft, bowls, bowling and dancing
- Activities for working age visually impaired people
- Audio books
- Braille tutoring
- Braille transcription
- Visual Impairment Awareness training
- Emotional Support
- Hospital information points at local hospitals.
- RNIB Talking Book Service and British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Somerset Sight welcomes new volunteers and has been awarded the Investors in Volunteers standard.

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Computer products
  • Art
  • Music
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Cricket
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Library services

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  • This organisation was verified on 18 August 2016