Dorset Blind Association

Contact details

Dorset Blind Association
17 Bournemouth Road
Lower Parkstone
BH14 0EF

Public phone: 01202 712860


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Community based practical help, support and advice for visually impaired people. Sight equipment vehicles. resource centre. Transcription. Social and activity clubs. Audio lending library. Sight Loss Advice service at Dorchester Hospital Eye Unit, providing impartial, non-medical advice and information about sight loss conditions and an informal counselling service

Target group: Blind and partially sighted people

Area served: Dorset.

How to contact: Phone (01202 712860) or call in. Open Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm (for Equipment & Advice)


Monday: 9am – 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am – 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am – 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am – 4.30pm

Friday: 9am – 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: Ramps available at front entrance. Premises situated on ground floor. Information available in Large Print, Braille, tape, CD and USB

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1140321

Year established: 1918

Staffing: 13 staff, 320 volunteers.

Public transport: Bus stop near by- M1

Record last checked: 03 May 2024


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