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Southend Blind Welfare Organisation (SBWO)

Address:
117 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7ES
Tel:
01702 342 131
Opening Times:
Monday
9.30am - 4pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 4pm
Wednesday
9.30am - 4pm
Thursday
9.30am - 4pm
Friday
9.30am - 4pm

Map for Southend Blind Welfare Organisation (SBWO)

Organisation details

Services:
- a number of social clubs including bowling and rambling
- Macular support group
- organised trips and holidays
- free equipment loan scheme
- residential home for elderly visually impaired people in Elkington House for 25 people (preference to people from Southend and Essex but people from other areas also accepted)
- 'Help & Support' telephone calls to provide emotional support
- hospital information service at Southend Hospital Eye Unit (three days a week, volunteers used).

Working in partnership with Essex Vision.

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Loan equipment
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice

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This organisation was verified on 7 February 2017

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