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Yorkshire Coast Sight Support

181-183 Dean Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7JH
01723 354 417
Opening Times:
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm

Map for Yorkshire Coast Sight Support

Organisation details

An independent charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in a wide area of North Yorkshire. Activities:
- equipment demonstration area
- gym with state of the art treadmill, rowing machine and cycle, dumbbells, and trained instructor
- daily activity groups; regular outings
- newsletter
- computer tuition including keyboard skills, iPad and android tablets, smart phones, Guide, Supernova, Synapptic, NVDA
- assistance with benefit and other forms
- Guide Dogs for the Blind Association drop-in surgeries on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 12.30pm
- free audio book service
- Living with Sight Loss courses

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Bowls
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Book clubs

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This organisation was verified on 12 May 2017

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