Wales Council of the Blind

Powys County Council


Category: Public Sector

Services Provided

Powys 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. Note: Powys' VRS only works with vision impaired adults.

Powys Direct Payments

Direct Payments enable people assessed as requiring Social Care services to purchase their own care and support.

Powys Library Services

Council page about library services in Powys.

Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card - Powys

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 Powys does not give any information concerning the Companion Travel Card. Applicants are advised to press the council for assistance in the matter using the general number below. If you are not satisfied, please contact Wales Council of the Blind on 029 20 473954.)