Works For Me Employment Support Service
"Works for Me" is a joint venture between Thomas Pocklington Trust and London Vision South West. It is open to all VI people aged between 18-65 who live, work or study in London.
- One to One advice
- Groups led by people sharing their experiences of working with sight loss
- Putting you in contact with other experts that can help, IT trainers, counsellors and self-employment advisors
- Networking events put you in touch with other blind and partially sighted people who are in work or looking for work
- Sutton Vision will be hosting two sessions - Wednesday 8th August and Wednesday 12th September 10.00 a.m. - 4. 00 p.m.
For more information please contact Amardeep Tokhi on 07773 584028 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively contact Sutton Vision on 020 8409 7166 or e-mail email@example.com to book an appointment.
Sutton Vision Social Groups
Do you like to get out and about and meet others in a friendly environment? At Sutton Vision we hold a number of social groups that you might be interested in:
Talking Sport - join us for lunch or just a drink at the Robin Hood Pub, West Street Sutton on Wednesday 25th July, Wednesday 29th August, Wednesday 26th September from 1.00 - 2.30 p.m.
Lunchtime Quiz - a little light hearted competition at our quiz on Monday 17th September 12.30 - 2.30 p.m. Bring some lunch and test your knowledge.
Music Group - Again, bring some lunch and enjoy a selection of music Thursday 19th July, Thursday 16th August, Thurday 20th September 11.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.
Tech Talk - bring along your tablets, smart phones and other devices to share and learn tips Thurday 26th July, Thursday 23rd August, Thurday 27th September 10.00 a.m. - 12.00
Social Eyes - enjoy a cuppa and a chat with our lively social group Thursday 5th & 19th July, Thursday 2nd & 16th August, Thurday 6th & 20th Septemner 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Scrabble Group - if words are your "thing" join our group on Monday 9th & 23rd July, Monday 13th August, Monday 10th & 24th September for some mind stretching words
All of the groups, with the exception of Talking Sport are held here at Sutton Vision, 3 Robin Hood Lane, SM1 2SW
For more information or if you would like to register your interest please call Amanda Larter on 020 8409 7166 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
British Blind Sport Have A Go Day Surrey
The British Blind Sport's Have A Go Day programme is coming to Surrey. Working with Sight for Surrey and other agencies the event will take place at Leatherhead Leisure Centre on Sunday 15th July.
Activities are free - including tennis, cricket, football, gymnstics, goalball, dance and guide running. Open to anyone with a VI aged 5 and up. adults and children as well as friends, family or siblings.
Venue: Leatherhead Leisure Centre, Guildford Road, Fetcham, Leatherhead, KT22 9BL
Date: Sunday 15th July 11.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
For further information please contact Alex Pitts, Participation Officer 07929 356428 or e-mail email@example.com
Sight and Sound Demo Day
On WEDNESDAY 15th AUGUST from 10.00 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. Sight and Sound will be in attendance here at Sutton Vision for a demonstration day to enable you to try some of their products.
Items available: Ruby 7 HD with PivotCam Hand held magnifier, ORCAM - My Eye - An intuitive wearable device with a smart camer, Eye-Pal - portable scanner and reader.
For more information or to book an appointment please call Vanessa on 020 8409 7166 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
London Borough of Sutton Reading Group
The next reading group for V I people will be held at Sutton Library, St Nicholas Way, SM1 1EA.
The group meet at 10.30 a.m., you are more than welcome to join them. For more details please contact Colin Todd via e-mail email@example.com