RNIB Northern Ireland

Contact details

RNIB Northern Ireland
Victoria House, 17 Gloucester Street

Public phone: 0303 123 9999 / 02890 329 373

Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk / rnibni@rnib.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.rnib.org.uk/northernireland

General information

Service offered: Range of services for blind and partially sighted people. Offices in Belfast, L’Derry and Coleraine. Emotional and practical support service at main hospital eye clinics & 271 opticians. Benefits checks. Children & Youth programmes, including sports & leisure. Community Activity Programmes. Confidence Building courses and IT training. Holiday chalet. Talking magazine and books. Employment support services, products to support independent living.

Target group: Blind and partially sighted people, their carers, professionals.

Area served: Northern Ireland.

How to contact: Phone (NB the main 0303 123 9999 number is open 8am – 8pm weekdays and 9am – 5 pm on Saturday), Braille message, audio tape or email.


Monday: 10am - 4pm

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 4pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours: 9am - 5pm weekdays


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: 3 day centres are fully accessible. Tactile pavements, colour coding, additional lighting. Information available on tape (and CD by request), in large print and in Braille.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 226227

Year established: 1978

Staffing: 64 full time, 6 part time, 277 volunteers.

Public transport: City centre location.

Record last checked: 24 January 2024


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