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Wakefield District Sight Aid

Contact details

Wakefield District Sight Aid
Parkside Centre
Leeds Road

Public phone: 01924 215555


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Local support, help and advice for visually impaired people across the Wakefield District. This includes home safety assessment checks and visits and the provision of appropriate aids and equipment (some of which require payment). Resource centre. Demonstration days for equipment and advice held x6 times a year at The Parkside Centre. Quarterly newsletter in large print, Braille, audio and CD. Telephone and volunteer support also available.

Target group: Visually impaired people.

Area served: Wakefield Metropolitan District Council area.

How to contact: Phone, make an appointment, email, write or call in during opening hours.


Monday: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Friday: Closed


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking available. Ground floor premises. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1140483

Year established: 1869

Staffing: 3 part time staff + volunteers.

Public transport: "Talking bus" 110 stops right outside.

Record last checked: 25 October 2017


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