Corona Virus Update 24 March 2020

Blackburn and District Blind Society.

Covid19 update 24 March 2020.

Our office at NJK House is now closed to everyone and there are notices posted at the entrances to the building to this effect. 

The production of the Talking Newspaper including the Magazine was stopped on Wednesday 18th March and will be suspended until further notice.

The monthly Coffee Morning meetings at the Mill Hill Community Centre have also been cancelled.

All home visits by our Rehabilitation Officer Visual Impairment (ROVI) have stopped and will resume when the current situation has passed.

We will continue to provide support and information to our service users over the telephone and online.

  • Telephone 01254 698683 if there is no answer leave your name and number and we will return your call. Please remember to speak slowly and clearly so we can record your details.
  • Email bdbs.vi.support@btconnect.com
  • Visit our website at www.bbsoc.org.uk for updated information.

During these uncertain times, the health and well being of our community is our upmost priority.

Mike Latham.  CEO, Blackburn and District Blind Society.