BLIND/PARTIALLY SIGHTED


• ST.HELENS VISUAL IMPAIRMENT TEAM - 677338 - Based in the Millennium Centre, Corporation Street. The team hold a Drop In service for people with eye disease every Wednesday morning between 9 - 1pm. There is a room set up at the centre so people can try out various aids and equipment, from talking clocks/watches/mobile phones to kitchen equipment. They also offer training in kitchen skills, mobility and communication, touch typing, Braille etc. Some aids can be provided free of charge.
The team also provide home visits, they aim to empower people to stay in their own homes safely.

 

• SIGHT LOSS DROP IN - Managed by the Visual Impairment Resource Centre, Millennium Centre . Hold drop in on Wednesday mornings from 09:30am to 13:00pm to provide information and advice and to demonstrate equipment . Tel: 01744 675129/677338.

 

CRAFT & CHAT CLUB - Based at the Millenium Centre. Contact Christine Dixon on 01925 229932 or Elaine Holman on 07906 663889.


• ACTION FOR BLIND PEOPLE - 0151 702 5700 - Provide employment/deployment opportunities for those wishing to go into work or retain their job. Work in partnership with other organisations to meet individual needs of the blind/partially sighted person

 
• ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND - www.rnib.org.uk  - specialist advice, local support groups, helpline, telephone support groups, information on talking books, telephone book clubs






 

 

     

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