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Sight Support Derbyshire

Address:
Suite 2.2 – 2.10, 2nd Floor, Litchurch Plaza, Litchurch Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8AA
Tel:
01332 292 262
Minicom:
01332 372 207
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 5pm
Tuesday
9am - 5pm
Wednesday
9am - 5pm
Thursday
9am - 5pm

Map for Sight Support Derbyshire

Organisation details

Sight Support Derbyshire is the largest voluntary service provider for visually impaired people in Derbyshire. We provide:
- demonstration of aids and equipment
- a mobile resource vehicle covering all of Derbyshire
- information and advice service including benefits advice
- home visiting and befriending scheme
- visual impairment awareness training
- volunteer recruitment, training and support
- sports, leisure, social and recreational activities
- quarterly newsletter
- minibus transport
- schools advisor and support for children and young people aged up to 18 (including youth groups, trips, after school clubs, guided play sessions and outings)
- holds the contract with Derbyshire County Council to provide rehabilitation services (including help with mobility training and everyday tasks, communication skills and low vision equipment).

The Society also runs hospital information desks at hospitals in Chester, Derby, Ilkeston and Ripley, Buxton Cavendish, and Whitworth.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Hospital information
  • Trips and outings
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training

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This organisation was verified on 8 September 2016

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