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General Support Links – National

British Wireless for the Blind
Provide audio equipment that plays in various formats on long-term loan.
Tel. 01622 754757 Web

Calibre Audio Library
Provide unabridged recorded books. Joining fee but no subscription.
Tel. 01296 432339 Web

Royal National Institute for the Blind - RNIB
General organization dealing with problems related to sight loss. Specialized equipment available from their shop.
Tel. 0303 123 9999

Torch Trust
Free postal Christian library service.
Tel. 01858 438260

Macular Society
Umbrella organization for local support groups.
Tel. 0300 3030 111

Blind Veterans UK – (formerly St Dunstans)

An organisation supporting after ex-servicemen, ex home-guard and ex merchant seamen during conflict.
Tel. 0800 3897979

General Support Links – Local

Local Rehabilitation Officers
First point of contact for local assistance.
Tel. 01743 250529
No Website.

Sight Loss Opportunity Group – SLOG
Shropshire RCC.

Support group for local areas including, Oswestry, Ludlow and Shrewsbury
Tel. 01743 360641

Sight Loss Shropshire
Support group for Oswestry – monthly meeting
Tel. via 01743 250529