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Accrington and District Blind Society

User rating: 5 stars

32 Bank Street, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 1HP
01254 233 332
Opening Times:
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm

The charity has recently undertaken a complete review of it's objectives and is realistically starting afresh, being more specific in doing things well rather than trying to do everything. The Sight Advice Centre has just been refurbished and reopene

Map for Accrington and District Blind Society

Organisation details

The Society supports blind and visually impaired people in Accrington, Hyndburn and district, including Haslingden and Helmshore. There is a new resource/ Sight Advice Centre with a display of equipment and information.

Activities and services:
- Sight Advice Centre
- Regular Newsletter
- visual awareness training
- Braille Training
- Children and Young People group
- Talking Newspaper

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Support groups
  • Community advice
  • Learning braille
  • Braille transcription

2 user reviews

Ken Thompson

User rating: 5 stars

What a difference! Called in today as they were having an event displaying aid to help with reading. Much brighter and really nice helpful people. Many thanks and keep up the good work.

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Kate Smith

User rating: 5 stars

wanted some advice for my mother and they were really helpful pointing us in the right direction. Many thanks.

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This organisation was verified on 15 December 2016

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