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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

Organisations offering activities and support. For local information go to Coronavirus Information,
Home But Not Alone phone line: 0800 876 6926,
or go to Community Action Suffolk to see how local groups can help isolated people.

East Suffolk Association for the Blind

Coronavirus Support

Due to Coronavirus our offices are currently closed and our social club meetings have been suspended. Our staff are working from home and we continue to provide services remotely. We can be contacted via the telephone on 01284 748800 or 01473 611011 or email info@suffolksight.org.uk and will pick up and respond to all messages.

http://www.esab.btck.co.uk/News

General Details

Aims/Services:  The aim is to help people with deteriorating eyesight cope with their changing circumstances and help them continue living independent lives in their own home.  Also to promote the welfare of blind and partially sighted people in East Suffolk.

Who to contact

Name
Alison Bell-Jones
Position
Administrator
Telephone
01473 611011
01473611011
Email
info@esab.org.uk
Website
http://www.esab.btck.co.uk
Address
19 Tower Street
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 3BE

Where to go

Name
East Suffolk Association for the Blind
Address
19 Tower Street
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 3BE
Area served
Saxmundham, Beccles, Ipswich, Aldeburgh, North Lowestoft, Oulton Broad, Halesworth, Capel St Mary, Kessingland, Stowmarket, Southwold, Bungay, Kesgrave, Lowestoft, Eye, East Suffolk, Debenham, Leiston, Framlingham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Felixstowe, Needham Market
Venue Email
info@esab.org.uk
Venue Website
http://www.esab.btck.co.uk
Notes

The area served by the organisation is all of east Suffolk from Shotley in the south up to Lowestoft in the north and from the coast inland as far as Eye

Days & Times

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-1pm
Time of day
Morning

Other details

Age Groups
Adults

Accreditation details
Registered Charity No: 206886. A member of "VISIONARY - linking local sight loss charities" Work closely with Suffolk County Council Sensing Change team

Notes

Services/Activities: Home visits by our Community Workers; Demonstrations and acquisition of daily living aids; Helping people get back into work; Help with access to talking newspapers, magazines and books; Agents for British Wireless for the Blind radios, cassette and CD players; District social and activity groups; Twice yearly newsletters; Arranging annual exhibitions of daily living aids.

Service users involved in planning
Yes
Last Updated
08/05/2020

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