Units 7 & 8, Oakfield, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
National Council for the Blind – Clondalkin Office
NCBI Group is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland No. 26293. Charity No. 20902.
Registered Office: Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0)1 830 703
Who can use NCBI’s services?
Our services are available to anyone in Ireland who is experiencing difficulty with their eyesight.
Making a referral
If you or someone you know is experiencing significant sight loss, NCBI can help. Referrals to our services can be made online by ophthalmologists, optometrists, other health professionals, family, friends or by the person themselves. Make a referral online
Emotional and practical support
- Community resource workers – Our community-based staff work with people experiencing sight loss in their local area.
- Professional Counselling service – The counselling service offers people an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained therapist about their sight loss.
Training for independent living provides practical solutions to enable people with sight loss to carry out everyday tasks safely and independently.
Low Vision Solutions – Significant reduction in sight can make it difficult to continue reading and writing – magnifers can help.
Orientation and Mobility training – Whether you are blind or have some vision, our mobility trainers can provide training to help you move around safely and independently.
Using aids and appliances – We offer information and advice on a wide range of aids and appliances to help make everyday life easier.
Technology training – NCBI can provide guidance and training in the use of a wide range of technology solutions to make it easier to access printed information.
Rehabilitative Training – NCBI’s training course in Dublin offers people with sight loss the chance to build confidence and independence before moving on to further training or education.
Specialised education is available to children with vision impairments up to six years of age at our early learning centre.
Our activity centres in North Dublin and Wexford provide a wide range of classes and activities for adults living in these areas.
Our employment advisor works with people at all career levels, providing career guidance, advice on training and career advancement, job retention and the adaptations that can be made in the workplace to meet the needs of an employee who is blind or vision impaired.
NCBI offers a wide range of braille, audio and large print books, newspapers and magazines to its members throughout the country, free of charge through the postal system.
NCBI, Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.
LoCall 1850 33 43 53