Essex Sight

  • Address: 40 Osborne Street, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7DB
  • Tel:01206 548 196
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 10am to 2pm
    • Tuesday 10am to 2pm
    • Wednesday 10am to 2pm
    • Thursday 10am to 2pm
    • Friday 10am to 2pm

    Call us for times/venues of other resource centres.

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Provides support, care and practical advice for those with visual impairment, whilst offering support for carers and relatives. The resource centres in a number of towns throughout Essex stock a variety of aids to daily living. Our centre in Colchester is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. Call us for details of other opening times/venues.

Other services:
- bimonthly newsletter
- network of social clubs
- hospital information service/ECLO at Colchester Essex County Hospital, Clacton Hospital, Chelmsford Broomfield Hospital,
- computer training: instructions for using Guide software
- home visiting service for newly registered people (mid and north Essex)
- Read House Complex offers residential, respite and day care facilities
- grants for equipment.

Working in partnership with Essex Vision.

Services offered:

  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Art
  • Clubs and classes
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Respite care

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  • This organisation was verified on 7 February 2017