Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

Fri 14th September 2018 at 12.45 - 14.00

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Sue Gregg will speak to us about the work of Newcastle Vision Support. Our Club has supported this local charity, which was formerly known as the Newcastle Society for Blind People, for many years.

Newcastle Vision Support is the charity chosen by our current Club President Bill Dunlop as the principal charity the Club will support during his Presidential year.

Formerly known as the Newcastle Society for Blind People, Newcastle Vision Support is a local society for blind people, currently supporting and enabling 1,100 visually impaired people living in Newcastle. Any person living with a visual impairment can seek NSBP's support. If you are interested in any of these opportunities please ring.

We offer a range of services tailored to the needs of visual impairment these include:

  • Befriending Service
  • Day Services and Social Groups
  • Resource Centre
  • Braille Classes
  • Computer Training
  • Visual Awareness Training
  • Specialist information service
  • Weekly VIP Groups
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Transcription Service (Braille and Large Print)
  • Volunteering visiting Service
  • Social groups and the Friday Lunch club
  • Creative Activities / Hobbies / Groups
  • Vision Awareness Courses
  • Library Group
  • Computer Classes
  • Ring Round Service
  • Braille/Moon
  • Macular Degeneration Group
  • Agents for Wireless for the Blind
  • NSBP Resource Centre at MEA House
  • Daily Living Aids