0191 478 5959

Aiming to enable visually impaired people to enjoy the quality of life others take for granted.

A look at your needs

In order for us to determine how we can best help you, we will discuss with you what problems and issues you are facing and then draw up an individual support plan detailing the services that may help.

Service and support we provide directly include:

Our Low vision services

Enablement home assessments

Welfare rights
Vision rehabilitation
Aids and equipment
Living With Sight Loss programme
Social and activity groups
Volunteering opportunities

We may also signpost to other services including:

Tyne and Wear Fire Service for home fire safety advice
Telecare / Homecall for emergency alarms
Audio Books
Library Services
Talking newspapers
Blind Veterans UK

We will also help you to access concessions that you may be entitled to such as:

British Telecom 195 free directory enquiry service
Taxi link scheme
Bridge cards
Concessionary travel passes
Disabled parking badges
Blind persons tax allowance
TV license reduction

Our assessment services are carried out under contract on behalf of Gateshead Council and South Tyneside Council.

Please contact us for more information