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Vision Australia - Telelink for Vision Impaired Adults

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Phone: 1800 458 555

Fax: 02 9747 5993

Mail: Head Office, 454 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong VIC 3144



Description: Regular ongoing telephone-based groups via teleconference offer social and peer support, special interest and recreation activities for people who are blind or have low vision, socially isolated or live far from a Vision Australia centre. Available nationally. Only a landline or mobile phone is needed; no cost to clients and volunteers when participating. Social CALD groups in many languages; many interest groups. A trained volunteer facilitates the discussion between up to 10 members for a one-hour session weekly, fortnightly, monthly. Regular programs all year except Special Interest Telelink during January and July. Anyone can refer.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm office

Contact: 1300 847 466. TTY 02 9334 3260. TIS (Telephone Interpreting Service) 131 450

Referral: Anyone can refer

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: National

Languages (other than English): Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Mandarin, Polish, Vietnamese, Spanish, Serbian, Hindi /Punjabi

Volunteering Note: Volunteer facilitators (training provided)

Keywords: People with a Disability; Vision Impairment; Social Clubs and Groups; Italian; Greek; Cantonese; Mandarin; Arabic; Hungarian; Polish; Dutch; Vietnamese; Filipino; Spanish; Russian; German; Croatian; Maltese; Macedonian; Tamil; CALD; Disability Support Volunteers

Alternative Names: Royal Blind Society

Parent Organisation: Vision Australia

© IDEAS [69676] Last Full Review: 22Mar19

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