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National Federation of the Blind of the United Kingdom (NFBUK) - Coventry Branch

Opening Times:

Third Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm. Free transport provided by the Round Table where practical - please telephone in advance to discuss. There are no meetings in June and December as they are replaced by social events.

Map for National Federation of the Blind of the United Kingdom (NFBUK) - Coventry Branch

Organisation details

NFB UK is a national campaigning organisation made up of blind, partially sighted and deafblind members. It is divided into a number of local branches which concentrate on grass roots issues at a local level.

The Coventry branch has a good working relationship with the Coventry and Warwickshire Accessible Transport Committee and a number of local Councillors.

It covers the city of Coventry and the surrounding towns and cities, including but not limited to Nuneaton, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month (excluding June and December) in the Mary Beal Community Room, Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind, 33, Earlsdon Avenue South, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6TH.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Hospital information
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Housing advice

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This organisation was verified on 20 February 2018