When you first develop problems with your sight, or if your remaining sight deteriorates, you may feel like you won't be able to do the things you used to take for granted. Getting the right help at the right time is essential for you to get on with your life.
Sight Service is a local charity based in the North East of England, who support people who are visually impaired living in Gateshead, South Tyneside and surrounding areas
Our services are open to anyone who has serious sight loss. We provide information and support to friends and families of people with sight loss, as well as advice to fellow health and social care professionals.
It is our aim to:
Promote eye health to prevent sight loss
Reduce the impact of sight loss
Provide support for people with sight loss
If you or someone you know could benefit from our services, please contact us.
We provide specialist technology training at all levels. We run innovative projects including children and youth activities, employability skills support, volunteering opportunities, peer support and mentoring.
We offer a wide range of social, leisure and training activities, as well as having an onsite gym and a community café.
Please contact us for more information