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Bluecoat Vision Centre-Drop In

The Chester Vision Centre is a new drop-in facility in Chester city centre offering peer-to-peer support, advice and training for people with vision impairment, plus a range of volunteering opportunities open to all.    The Centre is run by and for blind and partially sighted people who will influence its current and future work through a project management group.

The Vision Centre has been made possible with support from Chester Lions, who raised money to establish the facility .   Vision Support are grateful for all the support and continuing interest in the development of Chester Vision Centre received from the Lions group, it wouldn’t have happened without their help.

A range of clubs and activities will be run from the Centre.  It will also offer advice, information and access to resources (such as equipment to help with daily living).  There will be an emphasis on offering peer-to-peer support and problem solving within the Centre.

The acquisition of skills will also be a priority for both volunteers and service users.   Vision Support will offer communication skills training including digital inclusion training and braille lessons.  In addition short courses in ‘Living with Sight Loss’ will be run to ensure people with vision impairment have up to date information on a wide range of relevant issues.

If you require any advice please drop in or phone.

Who to contact

01244 341885

Where to go

The Bluecoat Vision Centre
2 The Ropeworks
Whipchord Lane

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 2pm
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