Local Voluntary Organisations

Which local voluntary organisations can help?
 
Voluntary organisations can provide you and your family with additional support.You will find below a list of ones available to you in Grampian. Some of these organisations will also have contracts with the Local Councils  to provide social work support for visually impaired people.

 

Aberdeen

Grampian Society for the Blind is the main local voluntary organisation with RNIB providing support at national level.

Grampian Society for the Blind

21 John Street

Aberdeen

AB25 1BT

Tel: 0845 2712345

www.Grampianblind.org


VSA (Voluntary Service Association) Provide a wide range of voluntary/caring services

VSA (main office)

38 Castle Street

Aberdeen

AB11 5YU

Tel: 01224 212021 

www.vsa.org.uk


Befriend a Child aim to relieve distress and promote welfare and advance education of children

in Aberdeen, through a befriending service.

Befriend a Child

9 Bon-Accord Square

Aberdeen

AB11 6DJ

Tel: 01224 210060 

www.befriendachild.org.uk

 

Lead Scotland is a voluntary organisation who offer educational guidance for disabled people and their carers. They can help integrate people into learning, volunteering and employment by providing contacts with agencies who offer advice and support to access education after leaving school.    

Lead Scotland

c/o Star Community Flat

14A Seaton Drive

ABERDEEN

AB24 1UX

Tel: 01224 708638

www.lead.org.uk


Moray

Lead Scotland

c/o Moray College

Moray Street

ELGIN

IV30 1JJ

Tel: 01343 871949

www.moray.ac.uk 

 

Moray Sensory Service  (Grampian Society for the Blind) provide 

support for adults/children affected by dual sensory loss.

Moray Sensory Service

Elizabeth House

Victoria Centre

10 Victoria Crescent

Elgin

IV30 1RQ

Tel: 0845 2712345

Fax: 01343 547617

      Email: moray@grampianblind.org