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N-Vision - Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind

N-Vision is a local independent charity providing services and support to anyone with reduced vision living in the area regardless of age or means. The charity was first formed in 1910 and continues to provide services over 100 years later.

Those services include:

The Princess Alexandra Residential Care Home – Providing residential and respite care and support for elderly and adults with learning disabilities.

Low Vision Centre – Offering support and information to anyone with reduced vision, their families, friends and carers

Talking Newspaper Service – Providing a variety of newspapers, magazines and information using modern digital equipment, enabling us to produce a high quality weekly programme for visually impaired people across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Transcription Service – A professional and cost effective digital transcription service

Conference facilities – Two meeting rooms, both on one level, available to hire

Charity Shops – At Highfield Road, Blackpool and Victoria Rd West Cleveleys selling good quality clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac

Sight Awareness Training – Provided by our team based in the Low Vision Centre

Care Givers at Home - providing high quality specialist home support that encourages independence and wellbeing. We can offer cleaning, shopping, companionship , assistance with correspondence and gardening.


Voluntary work – We have openings for volunteers in a number of areas of work

Donations/fundraising – There are many ways you can support N-Vision e.g. making a donation, organising a fundraising event or remembering us in your Will.

For further information regarding any of the above services or opportunities please click on the appropriate link at the top of the page or telephone 01253 362692.

Who to contact

Contact Name


Where to go

Princess Alexandra Home,
Bosworth Place

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Local Offer

 Last updated: 31 May 2020