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Thomas Pocklington Trust

Address:
49-51 East Rd, London, N1 6AH
Tel:
020 8995 0880
Fax:
020 8987 9965
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 5pm
Tuesday
9am - 5pm
Wednesday
9am - 5pm
Thursday
9am - 5pm
Friday
9am - 4.45pm

Map for Thomas Pocklington Trust

Organisation details

A pioneering charity established in 1958 providing purpose-built housing, at an affordable cost, for visually impaired adults in sheltered and supported flats, residential care and housing in the community.

Pocklington's purpose-built housing complexes are:
- Pocklington Court, Roehampton, London
- Pocklington Lodge, Shepherds Bush, London
- Pocklington Place, Northfield, Birmingham
- Pocklington Rise, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon.
- Lord Street and Newhampton Road, Wolverhampton

The charity has resource centres in Balham and Stourbridge which offer day services, Talking Newspapers and Magazines and activities and support.

Two befriending services and a 'link-up' service is available. Please see the specific listings for details.

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Art
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Befriending
  • Computer skills
  • Supported housing
  • Respite care

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This organisation was verified on 7 March 2017

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