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Newcastle Vision Support

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Newcastle Vision Support
3rd Floor, MEA House, Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

Public phone: 0191 232 7292


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Formed in 1867, the ethos of our organisation remains much the same as it was when were formed which is to help visually impaired people to be and stay independent through information and learning activities, social groups, and empowerment work. We are a completely independent local society proudly serving over 1,000 visually impaired people in Newcastle. We have no financial connection with the RNIB, Henshaws, Action for Blind People, the Macular Society or any other national organisation. We do however work closely in partnership with these and other organisations. Through our staff and volunteers we provide a range of information support and opportunities for people from a coping with sight loss course to emotional support and campaigning to make Newcastle a more accessible place for visually impaired people. Services offered include: Practical Support. Emotional Support. Learning Opportunities. Social opportunities. Keeping People Safe. Financial advice. Braille Transcription. Wylie Cards

Target group: Visually impaired people

Area served: Newcastle

How to contact: Due to the current situation the office is now closed until further notice. Please email or view website for timebeing. Normally = Phone - 0191 2327292 / Email. Open Tuesday to Friday 10-00am - 16-00pm


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10-00am - 16-00pm

Wednesday: 10-00am - 16-00pm

Thursday: 10-00am - 16-00pm

Friday: 10-00am - 16-00pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Disabled parking bay at entrance. Lifts to all floors.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1115815

Year established: 1867

Staffing: CEO, Vision Support Officer, Financial Inclusion Officer, Empowerment Officer, IT Assistant, Business Administrator.

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Record last checked: 26 May 2021


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