Wales Council of the Blind

Resource centre

Definition: A static or mobile place where technological aids and equipment are available variously to view, try out and purchase.

Category: aids and equipment

Credit: WCB


Services mentioning Resource centre

Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre - (Vision Support) Resource centre

The fully trained staff and volunteers at Vision Support's Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre alongside Deafness Resource Centre, supported by Halton Borough Council, are a fully integrated sensory service geared to meeting the diverse needs of people with sensory loss. They demonstrate and sell specialist equipment to help with daily living. The Resource Centre has a range of information on Vision Support's services and other relevant services available locally and nationally.

NWSB Resource Centre - (North Wales Society of the Blind) Resource centre

Located at 325 High Street in Bangor, the resource centre is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. The centre is an invaluable source of advice, information and practical demonstrations. They have a wide range of equipment on display ranging from magnifiers to mobile phones. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are on hand to demonstrate and advise on their use.

Sight Cymru Resource Centre - (Sight Cymru) Resource centre

We have a wide range of specialised products in our Resource Centre (located in our charity shop in Blackwood) from talking watches, large print diaries and calendars and much more. Our experienced and helpful staff will demonstrate the equipment which can help in everyday tasks.

Sight Life Resource Centre - (Sight Life) Resource centre

Resource centre run by Sight Life. It contains the latest aids, gadgets and information for vi people, and all the equipment is sold at concessionary prices. Staff and volunteers are always on hand to advise and assist, but you are also welcome just to browse around. Transport can be arranged if required.

Swansea Vale Resource Centre - (Swansea Council) Resource centre

Swansea Social Services have a Resource Centre of equipment for people with sensory loss, offering an opportunity to trial equipment for suitability before purchasing from providers.

Vision Support Community Information Service - (Vision Support) Resource centre

Vision Support have two Community Information Service vehicles that visit local communities making it easier for those unable to get to a resource centre to access information, services and equipment. Monthly schedules for the two vehicles are published on the website. The Wales events are listed in Perspectif's events calendar. It is recommended that you ring the telephone number given to confirm that a visit is going ahead or for a timetable of future appearances.