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Henshaws Society for Blind People

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Organisation details

Henshaws help to reduce social isolation and increase independence through empowering disabled people to go beyond expectations and achieve their ambitions.

They provide support, advice and training, enabling people and their families to build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.

They work throughout the North of England and their facilities include a Specialist College, Community Centres and an Arts & Crafts Centre.

They also offer transcription services for businesses.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Volunteering
  • Employment advice
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Low vision aids
  • Art
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Other sports
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Educational support
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Housing advice

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This organisation was verified on 18 November 2021

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