Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
5 Mappin Street
Public phone: 0114 272 2757
Website URL: http://www.srsb.org.uk
Service offered: Advice and information for visually impaired people. Cafe. Equipment shop with aids and equipment. Craft room, computer training room. Activity centre mainly for older visually impaired people. Community advice service, including welfare rights advice. Holidays, newsletter and occasional social evenings. Also operates a residential care home (Cairn Home) for older visually impaired people.
Target group: Visually impaired people of all ages, including children.
Area served: City of Sheffield.
How to contact: Phone (0114 272 2757), email, contact for an appointment or write. Opening hours 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, closed weekends and bank holidays.
Monday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Weekends: Closed / Bank Holidays: Closed
Office Hours: As Above
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Level entrance. Information in audio format, by email, in Braille and large print. Deafblind signers. Loop system. No car parking on site but “on street” parking, pay and display or no charge for disabled “blue” badge holders.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: 1047257
Year established: 1860
Staffing: 14 full time and 15 part time staff, 180 volunteers.
Public transport: City centre location close to all bus, train and tram services.
Record last checked: 19 May 2020