Supporting people with sight loss since 1958


Residential Home

Other Services

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Day Trips

Theatre Trips

Special Events






Special events of interest to people with sight loss

have been arranged as shown below.


For more information, please telephone:  (01702) 342131

or email:




The Diskettes Reading Group


For Visually Impaired People


Run in conjunction with Southend Library, the RNIB and SBWO


Meets on the first Tuesday in the month


2pm - 4pm


Membership is free and refreshments are provided.

Transport may be available


For further details please call

(01702) 342131




Macular Society


Southend on Sea

Macular Support Group


Meets First Wednesday of every Month


2 - 4 pm

The Ecko Club

Thornford Gardens

Southend on Sea , SS2 6PU


Join the group for a chat, support and hear guest speakers.


For more information, please call

Coral: (01702) 333175


Macular Society Helpline 0300 3030 111




‘The Kursaal Flyers’


Bowling Club


Kursaal Lanes

Eastern Esplanade

Southend on Sea


Meet every Thursday afternoon


and are looking for a new Coach


For further details call  (01702) 342131




Professional Vision Services & SBWO

invite you to rediscover your love of reading.


Come along to our Low Vision Drop in Day:


Thursday 12th April 2018


10.00am to 3.00pm


SAVS Centre

29-31 Alexandra Street

Southend on Sea

Essex, SS1 1BW


Come and see the NEW talking CCTV as well as the new reading

machine, plus hand held devises and lots more.


For more information please call (01702) 342131




Sight and Sound

Product Awareness Information Day


In association with Southend Blind Welfare Organisation,

Sight and Sound Technology Limited would like to invite you

to attend a Product Awareness Information Day.


Also attending will be British Wireless, Macular Society,

Southend Talking Newspaper and Synapptic.


Thursday 3rd May 2018


10.00am - 3.00pm


SAVS Centre

29/31 Alexandra Street

Southend on Sea

Essex, SS1 1BW


For more information please call (01702) 342131




The Trustees

of Southend Blind Welfare Organisation

invite you to join them at our


Garden Fete


Elkington House

9 Imperial Avenue



Saturday 11th August 2018


2.00pm – 4.00pm


Admission Free


Cake stall, Tombola, Raffle, Childrens Games, Afternoon Teas

and Lots More ….


Please call (01702) 342131

for further information











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