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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Update your knowledge on Low Vision Aids (LVAs) at our free training session on Thursday 26th January covering task lighting, hand and electronic magnifiers, plus the latest wearable filters. Demonstrations of the Optelec Traveller tablet and the recently launched Compact+ HD digital magnifier will be available - both designed with the latest high definition cameras on-board for superior on-screen images.

The Low Vision Aids Update session will take place between 10am and 12noon at Reiver House, Morpeth. There will be an informal opportunity for anyone to ask questions and try out the latest solutions available. Please contact us to book you place on 01670 514316 or email: info@ncba.org.uk