Barrow and Districts Society for the Blind

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  • Address: Vision Support Centre, 67/69 Cavendish Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1QD
  • Tel:01229 440 556
  • Fax:01229 826 064
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Web:www.barrowblindsociety.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9.30am to 5pm
    • Tuesday 9.30am to 5pm
    • Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm
    • Thursday 9.30am to 5pm
    • Friday 9.30am to 5pm
    • Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm

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Description

The Vision Support Centre in Barrow-in-Furness is a drop-in service which offers advice on equipment to help with everyday life.

A team of Welfare Officers offer information, home visits and referrals to other agencies and provide emotional support, benefits and housing advice.

They have a social club and hold outings and activity groups and provide a fortnightly Talking Newspaper service.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Community eye care
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Assistive technology training
  • Supported housing
  • Housing advice
  • Respite care
  • Library services
  • Organised holidays

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  • This organisation was verified on 7 March 2018