East Suffolk Association for the Blind (ESAB)

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  • Address: Mallard House Business Centre, The Old Station, Little Bealings, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 6LT
  • Tel:01473 611 011
  • Email: info@esab.org.uk
  • Web:www.esab.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 1pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 1pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 1pm
    • Thursday 9am - 1pm
    • Friday Closed
    • Saturday Closed
    • Sunday Closed

    Our central office is open from 9am to 1pm Monday to Thursday and all or our local Community Workers can be contacted on their respective help lines during normal office hours.

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Organisation details


A local charity that supports blind and partially sighted people in East Suffolk. Activities include:
- home visiting support service
- low vision aids service at member's home covering magnifiers and lighting
- access to computer based solutions and training
- agents for British Wireless for the Blind Fund radios and CD players
- social groups/clubs
- availability of helplines for all visually impaired members
- assist purchase of personal and daily living aids
- access to TNAUK national newspapers/magazines and local talking newspapers
- newsletters twice yearly in large print, CD and USB stick
- large print calendar.

Three community workers:
- Mrs Jenny Strak for Lowestoft, Beccles, Halesworth, Southwold Tel: 01502 717519
- Mr Ian Hunt for Stowmarket, Claydon, Felixstowe and Shotley Peninsulas Tel: 01473 788380
- Mrs Lesley Hodgkiss for Leiston, Framlingham and Woodbridge Tel: 01473 611650

Services offered:

  • Health and social care
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Art
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Organised holidays

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  • This organisation was verified on 7 September 2016