Description: NWSB provide practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages throughout North Wales. They work to promote independence, choice and confidence whilst also providing the essential services them members tell them are important to them.
Tel: 01248 353 604
Category: Third/voluntary Sector
Audio Transcription - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
A bilingual (English and Welsh) audio recording service producing talking books and talking newspapers.
on current welfare benefits and help with completing the application forms.
VI Awareness Training - (North Wales Society for the Blind)ServiceAdvice
which will help raise awareness of the needs of blind and partially sighted people in both work and social situations. The training typically includes: low vision awareness, sighted guide techniques and demonstration, eye conditions, communication skills, aids and equipment demonstrations, practical advice and guidance.
NWSB Finding Your Feet - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
scheme created by people with sight loss to help their peers gain skills to meet life's everyday challenges, from going out shopping to tips on using transport
services. The course has been divided into five topics, all of which have been chosen by people with sight loss. Participants can attend as many days as they choose. The topics cover: Money Management, Travelling, Shopping, Information Technology
and Digital Inclusion.
NWSB Resource Centre - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
Located at 325 High Street in Bangor, the resource centre
is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. The centre is an invaluable source of advice
, information and practical demonstrations. They have a wide range of equipment on display ranging from magnifiers to mobile phones. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are on hand to demonstrate and advise on their use.
Clwb y Deillion - (North Wales Society for the Blind)ServiceClub
that meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at Dingle Church Hall, Llangefni.
Meets in St. Mary's Church, Holyhead on 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Meets at the Community Hall, Benllech on the 3rd Monday of each month.
Porthmadog Blind Club - (North Wales Society for the Blind)ServiceClub
meeting on 3rd Thursday of every month at Canolfan Porthmadog.
meeting every 2nd and 4th Monday.
meets fortnightly on Mondays from 11 am to 2 pm at St David's Church, Penrhyn Bay.
County Steering Group - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
The County Steering Group for Anglesey meets once every two months at Canolfan Telfod Centre, Menai Bridge.
County Steering Groups - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
Gwynedd County Steering Groups in Bangor, Caernarfon, Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Dolgellau.
to empower and enable future generations of people who are blind and partially sighted to reach their goals and fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be. Applicants in receipt of means-tested benefits will be given priority. They are happy to consider applications for specialist software, equipment and specialist training
in the use of access technology