Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind (HERIB)

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  • Address: Beech Holme, Beverley Road, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, HU5 1NF
  • Tel:01482 342 297
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4pm
    • Friday 9am - 4pm

Map for Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind (HERIB)

Organisation details


HERIB provides support and services for visually impaired people in Hull and East Yorkshire.

- day groups (including meal service) in Hull, Hornsea, Beverley, Hessle, Bridlington, Goole and Withernsea
- transport: mini-buses provide transport to social groups and sports group
- social activities and outings
- braille tutoring and transcription
- computer access and training: Guide software
- visual Impairment awareness training
- home visiting service
- co-ordinator for RNIB Talking Book Service
- agents for Wireless for the Blind Fund
- audio library
- assistance with benefits form filling service at office or in home
- hospital information service at Hull Royal Infirmary and Bridlington Hospital.
- Beech Holme Court, residential flats complex, Hull, offering independent living for visually impaired people.
- meeting rooms for hire.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Everyday products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Football
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Community transport
  • Supported housing
  • Organised holidays
  • Eye health advice

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  • This organisation was verified on 22 November 2016