August 2022

Cost of Living Crisis- Tyne and Wear Sight Loss Council Event

Do you want to learn about dealing with the cost of living crisis and share your concerns as a blind or partially sighted person?

Current rises in the cost of living are having a bigger impact on blind and partially sighted people. This is when we already face additional, unavoidable costs like taxi journeys, assistive technology and support in the home

.At this event, you will find out how to get advice on benefits and grants you may be entitled to, money saving and budgeting tips. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and share your concerns. This free event is specifically designed for blind and partially sighted people living in Tyne and Wear.

Event details•

Date and time: Thursday 25 August 2022, from 10:30am – 1:30pm

• Venue: Mea House, Ground Floor Grand Auditorium, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8XS.

• This event is completely free to attend, and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

• Disabled parking spaces are available close to the venue.

Click here to book or call the office on 0191 232 7292