Carlisle Sight Support Services

Aids & Equipment

We have a display of specialised equipment which you can try.

Home Support Service

Our Support Workers visit mainly elderly people, to read mail, write letters, etc. The aim of the scheme is to help people to live as independently as possible in their own homes.

Information & Advice

We can help by advising you ourselves or signposting you in the right direction. Visual Awareness Training Sessions given by qualified staff also talks to local groups, such as Brownies, Scouts and the Women’s Institute, can be arranged.

Free Membership

Membership is Free and you will also receive regular newsletters in large print or on memory sticks.

Social Events

  • Social Group - Last Thursday in the month (11am to 12:30pm at the Resource Centre) - Refreshments, Occasional Speakers and just an opportunity for a good chat.
  • Macular Group - Second Thursday in a month (11am to 1pm at the Resource Centre)

Sensory & Children's Room

We have a great Multi-purpose Sensory Room here in our Centre which is available for sessions or to Hire.

Our Children’s Room is fully equipped with special toys and is a safe environment where visually impaired children can play.