Services and Facilities which may be of interest to blind or partially sighted people
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People in Northern Ireland (RNIB NI) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. If you’re blind or partially sighted, or supporting somebody who has lost their sight, we offer a wide range of services, support and information to help. You can find out more about what we offer in Northern Ireland via this link – https://www.rnib.org.uk/northern-ireland
Our Helpline is your direct line to support, advice and products from RNIB to help you to remain independent. Call: 0303 123 9999, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org We’re available from 8am to 8pm weekdays and Saturday from 9am to 5pm and we’re only a phone call or an email away.
Sight Loss Advice Service
Through either our helpline or website you can contact the Sight Loss Advice Service. Here you can find out about our Reading Services, online shop, information on eye health and well-being, and advice on your rights. Find out more here – https://www.rnib.org.uk/advice
RNIB Connect is a diverse community led by blind and partially sighted people that brings together anyone affected by sight loss. Find out more and how to join here – https://www.rnib.org.uk/rnibconnect/joining-connect
Lisburn Leo Talking Newspaper
“Lisburn Leo Talking Newspaper: a summary of local information from the Ulster Star and other sources.
Normally distributed weekly on audio CD.
Also accessible via the Talking Newspaper app for Android and IOS devices which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.
For further information, contact Lisburn.Leo@hotmail.co.uk.”