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North Wales Society for the Blind

User rating: 5 stars

Resource Centre, 325 High Street, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1YB
01248 353 604
Opening Times:
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 4.30pm
9.30am - 4.30pm

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Organisation details

A charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in North Wales. the society aims to get services out to people living in rural areas by means of Open Days and obtain feedback via the Consumer Unit.

Services include:
- tape and braille transcription service
- daily living skills and mobility training
- benefits advice
- day centre/social club
- deafblind and multiple disability service
- eye clinic
- grants
- selfhelp/support service
- lending library
- welsh cassette service.

The service is centrally-based in a resource centre with up-to-date hi-tech equipment and a transcription service. A team of three Rehabilitation Officers based in each local Office of the Social Services Departments based in Anglesey, Bangor and Gwynedd.

The Society covers the following counties: Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Ynys Mon (Isle of Anglesey), North Powys and Wrexham.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Clubs and classes
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription

1 user review

Anne Cashmore

User rating: 5 stars

Absolutely brilliant service. The staff couldn't have been more helpful or informative.Easy to contact and provided exactly what I needed . A BIG thank you.

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This organisation was verified on 20 September 2018

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