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Eden Sight Support

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Project Address

The Resource Centre



CA11 7TP

Main Contact(s)

Liz Peer, Development Officer

Telephone 01768 891724
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Eden Sight Support provides information and support for people with sight problems in the Penrith & Eden area.

Resource Centre

Displays include:

  • Aids for daily living - clocks, watches, kitchen equipment etc
  • Low vision aids - lighting, reading and writing aids etc
  • Big button telephones and easy to see mobile phones
  • Electronic magnification

Regular activities:

  • Regular outings and social events
  • Walking group
  • Dual sensory loss group for people with hearing loss as well as sight loss
  • Regular afternoon meetings for social contact and support

Other services include:

  • Home visiting service, for anyone who is unable to visit our Resource Centre or who feels isolated at home and would appreciate home visits from one of our volunteers.
  • Telephone support, including information and signposting.
  • Newsletter available in large print and digital audio formats or by email.
  • Low vision clinic support, providing information and support at Penrith Hospital low vision clinic.
  • Computer training can be provided using specialist software including magnification and speech software.
  • Eden Sight Support website - keeping you up to date with new developments.


Resource Centre opening hours are Tuesdays 11.00am – 3.00pm for drop ins, phone and email contact.

Home visiting, outings and social events by arrangement.


How to refer to this organisation

Drop in to the resource centre on a Tuesday between 11am and 3pm or call or email on the above contact details.

For further information about our services, please access our website


Areas of Advice

Family & Personal, Disability, Older People, Health and Wellbeing, Independent Living.


Type of Organisation



Membership of Professional Bodies

We are an individual charity but part of a consortium of charities.