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BID Sight Kirklees Independent Enabling Service (SKIES)

Opening Times:
Monday
9AM - 5PM
Tuesday
9AM - 5PM
Wednesday
9AM - 5PM
Thursday
9AM - 5PM
Friday
9AM - 4:30PM

Map for BID Sight Kirklees Independent Enabling Service (SKIES)

Organisation details

SKIES supports visually impaired adults and deafblind people living in Kirklees. The aim of the service is to provide a range of resources and practical support to enable people to live as independently as possible in their own homes.

Services include:
Information, advice and guidance
Specialist assessment of needs
Rehabilitation support
Orientation and mobility training
Provision of equipment where eligibility requirements are met
Signposting to other services
Support to access community opportunities

Services can be provided in your home or in the community by appointment. The SKIES team run a number of drop-in sessions in North and South Kirklees, please contact SKIES to find out more.

Sight Kirklees Independent Enabling Service (SKIES) is funded by Kirklees Council and delivered
by BID Services, a charity promoting choice and independence.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mobility training
  • Travel training
  • Home Safety
  • Sign posting and general information

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This organisation was verified on 12 July 2022