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
Free postal Christian library service.
Tel. 01858 438260
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
Sight Loss Opportunity Group – SLOG
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