Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind (NNAB)

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  • Address: Magpie Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1JH
  • Tel:01603 629 558
  • Fax:01603 766 682
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 5pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 5pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 5pm
    • Thursday 9am - 5pm
    • Friday 9am - 5pm

Map for Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind (NNAB)

Organisation details


The Association's main activities are based upon:
- Thomas Tawell House residential home
- Hammond Court supported housing
- Community Workers who visit, advise and support the 5,000 registered blind and partially sighted people in the county.

Other activities include:
- Holiday grants; group holidays
- Payment of Talking Books
- Agent for British Wireless for the Blind Fund
- Braille tutoring and transcription
- Wide range of social clubs and leisure activities
- Befriending and buddying services
- Travel assistance for outings and holidays
- Equipment loans
- Computer training (OCR and ECDL)
- Counselling: Telefriends and visits by Community Workers
- Benefit form filling service (DLA and AA)
- Vsual awareness courses
- Hospital information service at Cromer and District Hospital, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and James Paget Hospital
- Equipment exhibitions
- Low Vision Aids information
- Quarterly newsletter

Services offered:

  • Grants and funding
  • Loan equipment
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Community transport
  • Supported housing

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  • This organisation was verified on 8 March 2017