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BID Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Support Service

Address:
Gallery House, 5th Floor, 123 - 131 The Headrow, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 5RD
Tel:
0113 288 5750
Opening Times:
Monday
9AM - 5PM
Tuesday
9AM - 5PM
Wednesday
9AM - 5PM
Thursday
9AM - 5PM
Friday
9AM - 4:30PM

Map for BID Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Support Service

Organisation details

Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service provides comprehensive specialist support
services for Leeds residents aged 16+ who are sight impaired, severely sight impaired, deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind including:

Information, advice and guidance
Assessment and Support
Deafblind Communicator Guides
Equipment and assistive technology
Employment advice and support
Hospital based Eye Clinic Liaison Service
NHS Hearing aid maintenance
Access to local social groups.

Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service is delivered by BID Services in partnership with Feel Good Factor & Association of Blind Asians, on behalf of Leeds City Council.

Mental health support services for people with sensory impairments are also provided as part of the Live Well Leeds partnership.

Weekly Youth Club for 8-18 year olds. Also held in school holidays. Activities include bowling, trampolining, tennis, day trips and games.\

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Support groups
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Housing advice
  • Deafblind Communicator Guide
  • ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer)
  • Home Safety
  • Sign posting and general information

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This organisation was verified on 12 July 2022