Ipswich Care for the Blind (IBS)

  • Address: 19 Tower Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3BE
  • Tel:01473 219 712
  • Email: [email protected]uk
  • Web:ipswichblindsociety.org
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 1pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 1pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 1pm
    • Thursday 9am - 1pm
    • Friday 9am - 1pm

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Description

An registered charity providing support to blind and partially sighted people in the Ipswich area. Activities:
- information and resource centre
- clubs (including a "Blink" club for younger people), outings, and transport assistance to these events
- home visiting
- information and practical support to members
- monthly guided walks
- telephone befriending service
- IT and braille training
- resource centre
- exhibitions
- agent for The British Wireless for the Blind Fund.

Previously called Ipswich Blind Society (IBS).

Services offered:

  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Computer skills
  • Library services

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  • This organisation was verified on 21 September 2016