Insight Gloucestershire

User rating: 5 stars

  • Address: 81 Albion Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2RZ
  • Tel:01242 221 170
  • Email: [email protected]
  • 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.

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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.

- 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

  1. Michael smith

    9 June 2014

    User rating: 5 stars

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

    Report review 1 as inappropriate content

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  • This organisation was verified on 9 March 2018