Emergency NOISE, 18th March 2020:

Corona Virus – 

Impact on Northumberland County Blind Associations Clients

Dear Friend,

We have made the difficult decision following the latest Government Advice to close our Morpeth Office, our staff will be working from home.

What does this mean for you?

  • We have suspended our Social Groups, our Car service and Home visiting service, to protect both yourselves and our volunteers

  • Staff will be home working and our telephone lines will still be open between 9am and 4.30 pm Monday to Friday.

  • If you require support in an emergency situation, please call us on 01670 514316. We are relying on Volunteers to help us to deliver any emergency support that may be required.

  • Stay safe and we look forward to normality again in the very near future.


Our services

We provide:

  • Help and advice (Normal office hours, Monday to Friday)

  • A help-line 01670 514316

  • Newsletter: NoISe: full of information (large-print, braille, CD, MP3, USB, Email)

  • Information days

  • Fact sheets, leaflets and audio, email or usb stick (free)

  • Equipment for demonstration, sale and short-term loan.  From simple gadgets to high-tech

  • Transcription of short documents and publications recorded or converted to large print or Braille

  • Awareness training and consultancy to community and statutory organisations and to businesses

  • Meeting room facilities available for hire, only £15 per hour or £80 per day, centrally located, free parking,loop facility, includes tea / coffee etc. The Northumberland County Blind Association is located in Morpeth, at Reiver House on Staithes Lane. Click here for room hire information and booking form.

Make a difference

The Northumberland County Blind Association is a registered charity and depends on outside help to enable us to carry out many of our activities.

We are greatly helped by our team of volunteers, as well as receiving some financial support from individuals.

If you would like to help by volunteering, fundraising, sending a donation, being actively involved with one of our committees, making a bequest or joining our 100 club, please contact us on 01670 514316.

If you pay income tax, your donation can be worth 25% more to us just by asking for a gift aid form and enclosing it with your donation.