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Vision Support Barrow and District

Vision Support Centre, 67/69 Cavendish Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1QD
01229 440556
01229 826 064
Opening Times:
9:30AM - 5PM
9:30AM - 5PM
9:30AM - 5PM
9:30AM - 5PM
9:30AM - 5PM

Map for Vision Support Barrow and District

Organisation details

The Vision Support Centre in Barrow-in-Furness is a drop-in service which offers advice on equipment to help with everyday life.

A team of Vision Support Officers offer information, home visits and referrals to other agencies and provide emotional support, benefits and housing advice.

They have a social club and hold outings and activity groups and provide a fortnightly Talking Newspaper service.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Grants and funding
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Community eye care
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Assistive technology training
  • Supported housing
  • Housing advice
  • Respite care
  • Library services
  • Organised holidays

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This organisation was verified on 20 January 2022

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