Wales Council of the Blind

Torch Trust

Description: Torch Trust is a Christian organisation with a worldwide vision for people with sight loss. They provide Christian resources and activities for blind and partially sighted people worldwide. Services are offered to all who experience sight loss, of all faiths or none, and including those with sight loss who have other disabilities.


Tel: 01858 438260


Category: Third/voluntary Sector

Services Provided

TorchTalk - Telephone friendship groups

To provide Christian friendship, support, encouragement and fun to people experiencing sight loss (especially those unable to easily access Christian and social activities) via Telephone Friendship Groups. It offers blind and partially sighted people the opportunity via the telephone to share the Scriptures together, pray together and fellowship together - all from the comfort of their own armchair!

Torch holidays & retreats

There are a variety of holidays on offer with a Christian ethos. Many of them happen at Torch's own Holiday and Retreat Centre in West Sussex. Other holidays are available elsewhere in the UK and abroad

Accessible Christian books and magazines

Torch stocks a wide range of Christian books, magazines, Bible reading notes and the Bible itself. They are available in audio, large print or braille. Most of their books are available to borrow from their library. Many items are also available to buy through their shop.

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