Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People

  • Address: Wolstenholme House, 4 Tenterden Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EG
  • Tel:0161 763 7014
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Web:www.buryblindsociety.org
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 10am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 10am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
    • Thursday 10am - 4pm
    • Friday 10am - 4pm

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Organisation details

Description

An independent charity providing advice and support to blind and partially sighted people in Bury. Services include:

- advice and information on all aspects of visual impairment in accessible formats
- resource centre
- comprehensive home assessment
- Eye Talk support programme
- awareness training
- befriending services
- daily living skills training
- regular social activities
- Christmas lunch and summer trip
- hospital information service at the eye clinic at Fairfield hospital Bury
- benefits form filling service: able to complete AA and DLA forms for clients
- referrals for Low Vision Aids

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Everyday products
  • Music
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Eye health advice

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  • This organisation was verified on 22 March 2018