Vista Society for the Blind
1a Salisbury Road
Public phone: 0116 249 8839 / 0116 249 0909
Website URL: http://www.vistablind.org.uk
Service offered: Range of services for people who are registered blind or partially sighted. Rehabilitation service for newly registered people. Day care for 15 elderly frail people. Guide/help scheme for people with dual sensory impairments. Transport to enable people to attend classes. Social groups. Provision of aids for daily living. Library. Children's services. Residential homes. Outreach project.
Target group: People who are registered blind or partially sighted.
Area served: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
How to contact: Drop-in, phone or contact for an appointment.
Monday: 8.30am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 5pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Purpose built centre for people with visual impairment. Level building. Good lighting. Colour contrast. Information provided in large print, Braille and on tape in English and Asian languages. Loop.
Languages other than English: Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and access to interpreters.
Charity number: 218992
Year established: 1858
Staffing: 120 full time staff, 122 part time + 500 volunteers.
Public transport: Buses 16, 16A stop directly outside the centre. Bus 72 stops on St Saviours Road - 2 minutes walk.
Record last checked: 11 January 2017