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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Supplier Information and Equipment Day, Thursday 6th April 2017, 10am – 2.30pm at Reiver House, Morpeth, Northumberland. 

Sight and Sound Technology Ltd is the exclusive master distributor of products such as JAWS, ZoomText, and Kurzweil 1000/3000 to name a few.  They also supply desktop/ handheld magnifiers, text to speech and Braille products.

Optelec offer a growing range of assistive products, whether it be a simple optical magnifier for low vision, or the latest device to assist a Braille user to access all parts of the information world.

RNIB are here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you are losing your sight or you are blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund exists to help improve the daily lives of visually impaired people, who are unable to afford a specially adapted radio, by providing the equipment on free loan.

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity providing a subscription-free service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities, who cannot read print. 

Free entry, sighted guide and refreshments are available on the day. For further please contact us on 01670 514316 or email: