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Sight Action

Beechwood House, 69-71 Old Perth' Road, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV2 3JH
01463 233 663
Opening Times:

Closed on bank holidays.

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Organisation details

Supports blind and partially sighted people in the Highland and the Western Isles. Services offered include:

- advice and information, including on financial benefits
- braille and Moon teaching
- transcription service
- Children and Families service offers information and support to parents, organises family fun days and a toy library
- social clubs
- resource centre
- IT training
- audio book library
- mobile Resource Unit supports eye clinics in outlying areas and people living in remote areas
- counselling and emotional support
- rehabilitation and social work service including low vision aids and training in their use, and programmes of independence training which includes mobility, daily living, communication and personal skills

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Local authority social care
  • Volunteering
  • Employment advice
  • Health and social care
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Shopping assistance
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Learning Moon
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Rail travel assistance
  • Library services
  • Travel training
  • Eye health advice

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This organisation was verified on 18 November 2021

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