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Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind, The (SRSB)

Description

Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) provides opportunity, support, friendship and services to blind partially sighted people in Sheffield, helping them to achieve whatever they wish to do and whatever they aspire to be.

SRSB is a registered charity and their services in brief are:
• Community Advisory Service (including welfare rights)
• Community Support Services
• Activity Centre
• Café VIPS (for clients)
• Equipment Centre
• Demonstration and training of hi-tech equipment
• Social Evenings
• Self-Help/Support Groups
• Sports and Leisure Activities
• Sheffield Talking News

• Residential Home
• Little Sparklers Playgroup

Training:
• Technology training
• Visual impairment awareness training
• Braille training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities:
• Volunteering opportunities
• Work experience

SRSB is also an agent for the Talking Book Service and British Wireless for the Blind Fund.

Company limited by guarantee no 3053277.


Can provide Employment Support services, including:

Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Debt, money management & benefits advice
• Life skills

Training & Qualifications
• Literacy & numeracy qualifications
• Vocational courses accredited training & qualifications
• IT skills & training

Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience

SRSB are also agents for Talking Book Service and British Wireless for the Blind Fund.

Company limited by guarantee no 3053277.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanne Ardern
Contact Position
Deputy General Manager
Telephone
0114 272 2757
E-mail
info@srsb.org.uk
Website
Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldRoyalSocietyfortheBlind
Twitter
https://twitter.com/SRSBCharity

Where to go

Name
SRSB
Address
5 Mappin Street
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S1 4DT

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Cater for special dietary requirements
Yes
Dietary needs catered for
Lactose intolerant
Nut allergy
Diabetic
Rastafarian
Gluten free
Kosher
Lacto-vegetarian
Vegan
Halal
Vegetarian
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes

Other Details

Referral required
Yes
Facilities
  • IndoorOutdoor Play
  • Drop-in Facilities
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Sensory Room
  • Days out/visits
  • Catering facilities
  • ICT Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms

Miscellaneous

Local Publications
Newsletter
Charity Number
1047257

Childcare Information

Opening Times & Facilities

Facilities
IndoorOutdoor Play
Drop-in Facilities
Disabled Facilities
Changing facilities
Sensory Room
Days out/visits
Catering facilities
ICT Facilities
Meeting Rooms

Last Updated
15/08/2018
Keywords
Blind, visually impaired, partially sighted, SRSB, welfare rights, benefits,
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