Supporting people with visual impairment.

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Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind is a primary source of assistance giving people who are visually impaired the opportunity to improve the quality and independence of their lives

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About Us

Barrow and Districts Society for the Blind, registered charity 1051674

Vision Support Centre: An Information and support hub providing a wide range of services and practical support for visually impaired people and their families within the local community.

Vision Support Team: Supporting over 800 visually impaired people in the community.

Ostley House Residential Care Home: Providing quality care and support to elderly residents affected by visual impairment and/or dementia.

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Viewpoints Newsletter

We produce a quarterly newsletter, Viewpoint, which is full of interesting articles relating to sight loss and what is happening within our Society at the moment.

Please get in touch with us if you would like to receive a hardcopy or alternatively below are copies of recent issues. 

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Latest from our blog

Bradbury Village July Update

In November this year our Bradbury Village will open and start to be used by people with sight loss and/or dementia. And we are really excited about this. Within the design there will be a shop, cinema, bus stop, bar, café bar, sensory room, activity room and an external court yard. The corridors will also…

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2019 K2B and C2B

11th of May 2019 was the annual Keswick to Barrow / Coniston to Barrow. charity sponsored walk.

The sun was shinning, birds where singing as our two teams ventured up to the starting line`s at the ungodly morning hours. Both teams battled through , some ran the whole event, others went at a fast pace, achieving for many their very 1st K2B/C2B Challenge.

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Whats On

Barrow and Districts Society for the Blind have a range of activities and events throughout the year. Our events are for all ages and we encourage friends and families to participate.

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