Beacon Centre for the Blind

Contact details

Beacon Centre for the Blind
Wolverhampton Road East
Wolverhampton
WV4 6AZ

Public phone: 01902 880 111

Email: enquiries@beaconvision.org

Website URL: http://www.beaconvision.org

General information

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.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends:

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking for disabled people. Level entrance. Lifts. Loop system in many areas.

Other information

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