Sight Support Worthing

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  • Address: 48 Rowlands Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3JT
  • Tel:01903 235782
  • Email: info@wsftb.org.uk
  • Web:www.wsftb.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9.30am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 9.30am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9.30am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9.30am - 4pm
    • Friday 9.30am - 4pm

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Description

A local charity that supports blind and partially sighted people in Worthing. Activities include:
- arts and crafts
- exercise and Tai Chi classes
- line dancing
- social groups
- home visiting service
- monthly social afternoon, includes entertainment
- grants available upon application to the Trustees (most grants applied for are for equipment)
- monthly braille tutoring
- arranging trips and days out
- travel / shopping assistance: yes. The society has a minibus and uses volunteer drivers. Transport is provided to take members from their homes to the supermarket within the borough fortnightly. Members pay a small contribution to the cost.

Once a month the society holds a Low Vision aid clinic run by the ROVI (Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment) from the Sensory Services team.

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Eye health advice

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  • This organisation was verified on 8 June 2017