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Halifax Society for the Blind CIO

36 Clare Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2HX
01422 352 383
Opening Times:
9:30AM - 4PM
9:30AM - 4PM
9:30AM - 4PM
9:30AM - 4PM
9:30AM - 4PM

Map for Halifax Society for the Blind CIO

Organisation details

HSB is an independent charity which has supported people with sight loss in the Calderdale and surrounding areas since 1888. We offer a wide range of information, support, and activities.

We have an extensive sight centre with a wide variety of aids, equipment, and technology to help people live life more easily. We have a talking mobile phone or tablet loan and learning scheme to help people get used to technology. We also offer regular zoom and face to face activities. If anything you’d like is unavailable, let’s talk, and see what we can do!

Services offered:

Zoom groups and face to face social groups
Tenpin bowling
Monthly Local Eating Out Group (LEO)
Daily living
AVIATORS (tablet loans and support) Project
Calderdale Eye - audio magazine with content by and for local people

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Audio transcription
  • Book clubs
  • Eye health advice
  • Sign posting and general information

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This organisation was verified on 24 March 2022

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