Sight for Surrey

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  • Address: Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9JX
  • Tel:01372 377 701
  • Minicom:01372 361 517
  • Email: info@sensoryservices.org.uk
  • Web:www.sightforsurrey.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4.45pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4.45pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4.45pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4.45pm
    • Friday 9am - 4.45pm

    We ask people to make appointments to visit the Resource Centre so that we can provide one-to-one assistance. We also offer home visits for most of our services.

Organisation details

Description

An independent charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in Surrey. Services:
- Information and advice
- Resource centre with specialist equipment and low vision aids
- Professional assessment of your needs
- Mobility training
- Communication skills training (typing, braille, moon)
- Tailored computer training in a range of equipment and software
- Specialist service for deafblind people
- Exhibitions and talks
- Sensory awareness training
- Home visits and phone-friends
- Quarterly newsletter
- Transcription service
- Welfare benefits advice
- Travel assistance to and from the resource centre by volunteer drivers (no charge but clients may wish to make a donation)
- Grants available to individuals and clubs
- Hospital information service staffed by Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Working in partnership with RNIB Advice service.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Volunteering
  • Social functions
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Community transport

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  • This organisation was verified on 11 September 2017