Thomas Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)

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Offers a variety of services to blind and partially sighted people in Wandsworth:
- a range of activities and events
- a home visiting, befriending and reading service (volunteers can also accompany people on trips - including shopping)
- free weekly Wandsworth Talking News
- quarterly Macular Disease self-help group
- monthly low vision clinic
- range of low vision aids to try out
- computer training. IT Courses vary and there is a charge for some. The centre has a computer suite with PCs with JAWS and Super Nova software. Visitors are welcome to drop in Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, and use the computers for a charge of £1 per day.
- Link Up service to enable people with sight loss to attend events and participate in activities. Also provide group outings. This could be a trip to the cinema, theatre, museum, sporting event or somewhere else of interest. Call Ana Toneato on 0208 996 1947 or 07891 614947. You can also email on ana.toneato@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Trips and outings
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training

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  • This organisation was verified on 11 December 2015