Beacon Centre for the Blind
Wolverhampton Road East
Public phone: 01902 880 111
Website URL: http://www.beaconvision.org
Service offered: A range of activities for blind or partially sighted people including daytime activities such as pottery classes, cooking sessions and tech advice as well as social interaction. We also run an employment service for those looking to find work or improve their skills, a home visiting service, low vision advice and equipment, optician service, talking newspaper and there is onsite accommodation for those with sight loss. Additional Address - Mary Stevens Centre, Hagley Road, Oldswinford, Stourbridge, DY8 2JP
Target group: Blind and partially sighted children and adults.
Area served: Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and South Staffordshire.
How to contact: Phone or email for further details or an appointment.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Parking for disabled people. Level entrance. Lifts. Loop system in many areas.
Languages other than English: Punjabi and access to interpreters.
Charity number: 216092
Year established: 1875
Staffing: 45 full time and 58 part time staff, 280 volunteers.
Public transport: Buses 558 and 541 stop outside.
Record last checked: 06 June 2017