Wales Council of the Blind

Service type: Resource centre

Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre - (Vision Support)

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)

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)

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 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.

Stepney Centre for VI - (Carmarthenshire County Blind Society)

Demonstrations of Dolphin computer systems and CCTV</a> Electronic Magnification by Enhanced Vision and Optilec.

Swansea Vale Resource Centre - (Swansea Council)

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.

VIM Resource Centre - (Visual Impairment Merthyr (VIM))

Sensory impairment aids for everyday living such as mobile phones, talking clocks and watches, fully equipped kitchen demonstrating various aids, CCTVS etc. There are also demonstration facilities for other disabilities eg Tunstall equipment.

Vision Support Community Information Service - (Vision Support)

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.