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Forth Valley Sensory Centre (FVSC)

User rating: 4 stars

Address:
Redbrae Road, Camelon, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, FK1 4DD
Tel:
01324 590 888
Minicom:
01324 590 888
Opening Times:
Monday
8.45am - 5pm
Tuesday
8.45am - 5pm
Wednesday
8.45am - 5pm
Thursday
8.45am - 5pm
Friday
8.45am - 5pm

Some groups meet outside these hours

Map for Forth Valley Sensory Centre (FVSC)

Organisation details

The Centre was the first of its kind constructed in the UK and specifically developed for the sensory impaired community.

Today, the Centre hosts a number of services and activities, these include a cafe serving fair trade coffee, a sensory garden and a sensory room. Businesses can also take advantage of our spacious, flexible meeting rooms which are close to all major transport links.

The overall objective of the Centre, is to help people who have a sensory impairment live as independently as possible. Statutory Social Work services are provided along with a Resource Centre with equipment and advice to help in daily life.

RNIB Scotland offer employment advice and job search coaching is also provided to job-seekers with a sensory impairment.

They also provide a programme of added value services including a wide range of social groups and activities for people with a sensory impairment.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Local authority social care
  • Volunteering
  • Social functions
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription

2 user reviews

Alan Smith

User rating: 4 stars

Good site but would like to have been able to access more details on the social side and perhaps access to visual aids

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Joseph McMahon

User rating: 5 stars

Excellent service- very practical - and with tremendous courtesy.

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This organisation was verified on 19 April 2018

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