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Dorset Blind Association (DBA)

User rating: 5 stars

Address:
17 Bournemouth Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0EF
Tel:
01202 712865
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 4:30pm
Tuesday
9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday
9am - 4:30pm
Thursday
9am - 4:30pm
Friday
9am - 4:30pm

Afternoons by appointment only.

Map for Dorset Blind Association (DBA)

Organisation details

Activities are based in and around the county of Dorset including Bournemouth which also has its own Society.

Activities:
- home visiting service
- advice and information on a wide range of topics for visually impaired people, including benefits and allowances
- social and handicraft clubs in major towns as well as transport to them
- young persons' group and social groups
- equipment - available on short and long term loan
- a quarterly newsletter 'Dorset Link'
- transcription service
- sight equipment vehicles to bring services to the housebound.

Services offered:

  • Low vision services
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Dance
  • Clubs and classes
  • Bowls
  • Cricket
  • Other sports
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Library services
  • Book clubs

1 user review

Maria Grundmann

User rating: 5 stars

This charity does so much for people of all ages and it's focus is on meeting each individuals needs. I know the do it with a very small staff and lots of volunteers and that everyone is very committed.

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This organisation was verified on 3 May 2017

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