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Sight Scotland

Address:
50, Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH10 4JB
Tel:
0131 229 1456
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 5pm
Tuesday
9am - 5pm
Wednesday
9am - 5pm
Thursday
9am - 5pm
Friday
9am - 5pm

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Organisation details

Sight Scotland is one of Scotland’s oldest charities, meeting the challenges of visual impairment for over two centuries. We believe that everyone with sight loss deserves to lead a great life.

If you or someone you care about is struggling with their sight, you can contact us for free support from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, on 0800 024 8973.
Services offered:
Support in the community: Our Wellbeing Team are there to listen and support people across Scotland with any questions and concerns they have about sight loss or about helping someone with sight loss.
Learning: We provide learning at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh, and work with local authorities to deliver specialist education.
Care: Sight Scotland offers care for adults with sight loss and complex needs in our two Edinburgh homes.
Enterprise: The Scottish Braille Press provides transcription services which enable equal access to the written word in braille, large print and audio.

Services offered:

  • Educational support
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Supported housing
  • Respite care

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This organisation was verified on 18 November 2021

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