Henshaws Society for Blind People
4A Washbrook House,Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road
Public phone: 0300 222 5555
Website URL: http://www.henshaws.org.uk
Service offered: Services for people with visual impairments. Regional resource centres in Manchester and Liverpool provide drop-in services, children and families service, information support groups, sensory stimulation rooms and Braille groups. Also provide equipment for use in the centres, visual impairment training, arts and crafts activities, lunch club and a summer playscheme. College and residential places in East Yorkshire.
Target group: Children, families and adults with visual impairments.
Area served: North West and Yorkshire, UK
How to contact: Phone (0300 222 5555) or email. Drop In (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information).
Monday: 9am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Flat entrance, guide rails. Talking lift, enhanced lighting and colour contrasting decor in building. Loop system. Information on tape, in Braille and large print.
Languages other than English: Urdu.
Charity number: 221888
Year established: 1837
Staffing: 400 staff, 300 volunteers.
Public transport: Old Trafford Metrolink station.
Record last checked: 26 January 2022