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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 www.blind.org.uk


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


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
Web www.rnib.org.uk/reading


Torch Trust
Free postal Christian library service.
Tel. 01858 438260
Web www.torchtrust.org


Macular Society
Umbrella organization for local support groups.
Tel. 0300 3030 111
Web.www.macularsociety.org


Blind Veterans UK – (formerly St Dunstans)

An organisation supporting after ex-servicemen, ex home-guard and ex merchant seamen during conflict.
Tel. 0800 3897979
Web www.blindveterans.org.uk

General Support Links – Local

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


Sight Loss Opportunity Group – SLOG
Support group for local areas including, Oswestry, Ludlow and Shrewsbury
Tel. 01743 250808
No Website


Sight Loss Shropshire
Support group for Oswestry – monthly meeting
Tel. via 01743 250529
No Website