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Barrow and District Society for the Blind

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Project Address                                   

67/69 Cavendish Street

Barrow in Furness

Cumbria LA14 1QD                             
Main Contact(s) Wilf Proctor Company Secretary
Telephone 01229 820698
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Barrow Society for the Blind has a social work team which offers assistance to the blind and partially sighted with daily living skills, such as form filling, the supply of aids and equipment and the teaching of Braille to those who require it. It offers support to those with dual sensory loss (deaf/blind).


It also offers a number of other services such as Talking Books, social clubs, a resource centre and a residential care home for the blind, Ostley House.


The office is contactable by phone 5 days a week, 9.00am – 5.00pm and the Blind Shop at Cavendish St provides a point of contact.


The Society offers services throughout the area covered by Barrow Borough Council, and also in Grange and Ulverston (which are covered by South Lakes District



For further information about our services, please access our website