Wales Council of the Blind

Cyngor Gwynedd


Category: Public Sector

Services Provided

Gwynedd Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS)

A Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS) assists someone regain skills they may have lost through sight problems and helps them re-learn to do things they could previously do for themselves.

Gwynedd Direct Payments

Direct Payments enable people assessed as requiring Social Care services to purchase their own care and support. Gwynedd uses The Rowan Organisation to manage Direct Payments.

Gwynedd Library Services

Council page about library services in Gwynedd.

Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card - Gwynedd

The Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card enables you to travel on Wales' bus services with a companion subject to meeting certain criteria. The concession is overseen by Transport for Wales but you must apply to your local authority in the first instance. (NB The website below leads you to the Transport for Wales page, but you will still need to contact the local authority.)