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

The Society aims to support visually impaired people who live within Barrow-in-Furness and the surrounding area.   

To achieve this, the charity:

  • Provides information and advice to visually impaired people and to their families and carers
  • Provides visually impaired people with a range of sight loss support and social activities
  • Helps visually impaired people of all ages to live independently
  • Promotes awareness of sight loss issues.
  • Supports people within a residential home.

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Douglas Garnett Legacy Gift

Today we received a cheque for £16,034 from the estate of the late Douglas Garnett. This amount will be used to support the cost of running our Vision Support Centre in Barrow. Only last week a visually impaired member of one of our social groups told of how she found the Centre so helpful and…

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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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