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Sight Cymru

Address:
Bradbury House, Park Buildings, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 6JH
Tel:
01495 763 650
Opening Times:
Monday
9.30am - 3.30pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 3.30pm
Wednesday
9.30am - 3.30pm
Thursday
9.30am - 3.30pm
Friday
9.30am - 3.30pm

Our office is open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. Transport available on Wednesdays.

Map for Sight Cymru

Organisation details

Services:
- Rehabilitation and mobility work
- Hospital information service (ECLO)
- Social and sporting clubs (rambling, yoga, art, computing, swimming, fitness, reading and social)
- Braille tutoring including loan of Perkins Brailler
- Computer training (even at home) in a wide range of software and mostly on a one-to-one basis
- Outings and activities
- Counselling (face-to-face and over the telephone)
- Grants
- Benefit form filling service and help with tribunals and appeals
- Newsletter
- Transcription services
- Talking Book services
- Agent for the British Wireless for the Blind Fund
- Befriending and ring around schemes
- Work experience placements
- Transport assistance to Resource Centre
- Training courses for professionals including rehabilitation worker training, specialist worker training, and awareness training

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Local authority social care
  • Volunteering
  • Employment providers
  • Employment advice
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • 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
  • Rehabilitation
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Library services
  • Book clubs
  • Travel training
  • Eye health advice

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This organisation was verified on 30 June 2016

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