Wales Council of the Blind

Newport City Council


Category: Public Sector

Services Provided

Newport 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: Newport's VRS only works with vision impaired adults.

Newport Direct Payments

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

Newport Library Services

Council page on library services in Newport.

Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card - Newport

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.