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Insight Gloucestershire

User rating: 5 stars

Address:
81 Albion Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2RZ
Tel:
01242 221 170
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 1pm
Tuesday
9am - 1pm
Wednesday
9am - 1pm
Thursday
9am - 1pm
Friday
9am - 1pm

An answerphone is available outside of these times and we will attempt to return your call within 48hours.

Map for Insight Gloucestershire

Organisation details

Insight Gloucestershire (previously known as Gloucestershire County Association for the Blind - GCAB) their aim is to improve the quality of life for blind and partially sighted people in Gloucestershire.

Services:
- a Resource and Training Centre which displays and sells specialist equipment and aids
- a hospital information service (Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and Cirencester)
- quarterly Insight magazine, available in different formats
- social activities including VI sports
- computer training room with four machines with Supernova, with lessons run twice a week
- drop in information offices for advice on eye conditions, assistive technology, benefits, talking books and social clubs

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Employment advice
  • Hospital information
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Cricket
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training

1 user review

Michael smith

User rating: 5 stars

Both this site and the shop are excellent and a lifesaver.l

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This organisation was verified on 9 March 2018

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