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Middlesex Association for the Blind

Organisation/Service Details

Organisation Details

Description of activity

Middlesex Association for the Blind provides support for people with a visual impairment to help them to lead full, active and independent lives. We support people living in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Enfield, Harrow, Haringey, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond.

We offer the following range of services to help blind, partially sighted or deaf-blind people.

Rapid Response Service

We provide one-to-one support for people newly diagnosed with a sight impairment. We provide information, advice and guidance for clients according to their needs.

Home Visiting Service

Our team of volunteers and support workers can advise you on living independently in your own home. We provide friendship, support and practical assistance around the house.

Employment Service

Our employment service provides advice to those looking to return to work. We equip people with the skills and confidence to successfully apply for jobs and to develop their career.

Training Services

Braille and I.T. Training

Our I.T. and Braille training provide skills to help you in accessing information and services, allowing you to read braille and access online resources as well as using email.

Resource Centres

Our mobile and our local resource centres allow you to get advice as well as allowing you to try out specialised equipment and technologies for the home and when out-and-about.

Midsight Services

We provide information help desks in local hospital eye clinics providing counselling, support, advice and information for those coming to terms with a visual impairment.

Organisation Contact Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Richmond Support Services Coordinator Frances Osborne
Telephone

Categories

Which categories suit this organisation?

Local Offer Position
Richmond
This Organisation Supports
Visual Impairment
Services
Support Services Organisations / Charities Training / Skills / Employment

Age Range

Age of Users
From 16 To 25