RNIB - Scotland (Edinburgh and the Lothians)
12-14 Hillside Crescent
Public phone: 0131 652 3140
Website URL: http://www.rnib.org.uk
Service offered: Range of services for people with a visual impairment. Braille library, practical support, escorts, home visits. Supports groups, organises holidays and children's activity groups. Resource centre with specialist equipment. Administers register of blind and partially sighted people on behalf of local councils. Provides social work assessments and care management under contract to local councils.
Target group: People who are registered blind or partially sighted or who have a visual impairment.
Area served: Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian and Midlothian.
How to contact: Phone, contact for an appointment or write.
Monday: 10am - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 3pm
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.40pm, Friday 8.30am - 3.50pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Reserved parking at rear of premises. Building painted in contrasting colours to assist visually impaired people. Lift. Information in Braille, on tape or in large print. Loop system in some areas.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: 226227
Year established: 0
Staffing: 17 full time staff, 12 part time + 186 volunteers.
Public transport: Buses 4, 15, 15B, 24, 26, 44, 60, all SMT buses going to East Lothian.
Record last checked: 05 February 2020