Find out about our projects

Our projects

In 2013, NCBA received £495,924 from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities fund. This terrific sum will help NCBA fund its voluntary services and further develop its information service for five years. Find out more about how we are putting our funding to good use, with our Key Communications project.

Access our resources

Access our resources

Our Resource Centre has a wide range of low-vision aids and other equipment for demonstration, some of which can be given out on loan.
Our facilities include a specially-adapted kitchen suitable for rehabilitation use for teaching kitchen skills to visually-impaired people. 

Get Involved

Get Involved

Volunteering for NCBA is a very rewarding experience, knowing you are making a real difference in supporting blind or partially-sighted people living in Northumberland.
You will be supported by our experienced Volunteer Co-ordinator, who will ensure that you are comfortable with your commitment.

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Join us at our annual Information Day on Thursday 8th September 2016, 10am – 2.30pm

A number of suppliers of low vision aids products will be on hand to offer expert advice, demonstrations and information. Among those confirmed include: HumanWare, Optelec, Associated Optical, Enhanced Vision and Pamtrad. The Macular Society, Blind Veterans UK and Action on Hearing Loss will also be in attendance. We are also pleased to confirm we will be holding an RNIB Online Today session demonstrating iPads, tablets, smartphones and eReaders for those with little knowledge or experience using these devices. In addition, a demonstration of the new OrCam MyEye will take place on the day. Everyone is welcome. For more information please contact us: info@ncba.org.uk or 01670 514316.