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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   Do you want to learn how to use iPads, tablets, smartphones or eReaders?

Technology can make life easier if you have hearing or sight problems, but knowing where to start isn't always easy. Online Today is a Big Lottery funded project led by RNIB that aims to help people get to grips with these technologies.

NCBA will be hosting another information session at Reiver House, Morpeth on Wednesday 29 June, 10am - 12noon. During the session we will give you the information and knowledge to realise the benefits of being online and understand how it can assist you in your everyday life. You will get the chance to have practical hands-on experience, so you try out the products yourself, as well as demonstrations.

Contact us to book your place on 01670 514316 or email: