Beacon Centre for the Blind

Beacon Centre for the Blind

Charity information

Beacon Centre for the Blind

Beacon Centre for the Blind offers the finest facilities and the most caring support to people with a visual impairment in Wolverhampton and the Black Country. This includes a mix of residential, day care and community services, and we’re continually looking for ways to improve what we do. At the moment we help more than 3000 local people, and we’ll be helping more in the future.

Founded 1875

  • Mission statement

    Beacon Centre provides a wide range of services to 4000 blind and partially-sighted people in Wolverhampton, the Black Country and Staffordshire by providing community support, resources, training, a talking newspaper, youth services day care and residential accommodation.

    With government forecasts predicting a rise of 35% on current figures for visual impairment by the year 2020, the Centre is redeveloping its site to provide a state of the art facility to meet the anticipated increased need.

  • Aims

    Beacon Centre for the Blind aims to:

    • To pursue opportunities for providing accommodation for younger Visually Impaired People.
    • To increase our retail offering, including additional outlets and a community hub plus the development of our new printing facilities.
    • To increase awareness of the charities activities to assist in income generation and legacies.
    • To maximise utilisation of our existing facilities and increase the coverage of our Outreach offering.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1875

    Registered Charity Number: 216092

    Phone number: 01902 880 111

    Address: Beacon Centre for the Blind Wolverhampton Road East Wolverhampton WV4 6AZ

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  • Beacon Centre IT Training Project

    Beacon Centre for the Blind wants to deliver IT training to the visually-impaired, and tho... More