Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind (CRCB) is a registered charity that provides support, information, resources, training and social activities for people with a visual impairment in the Coventry area.
The Resource Centre is open during the following times and you are welcome to telephone for an appointment or simply drop in: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00am until 4.00pm.
It's based at 33 Earlsdon Avenue South, Coventry, CV5 6TH.
Mencap work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all their services support people to live life as they choose.
Mencap's work includes:
providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
providing advice through helplines and websites
campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want.
Mencap has strong relations with a local network of more than 500 affiliated groups. Local groups are individual charities in their own right, but Mencap works closely with them to ensure people with a learning disability and their families have support locally as well as nationally.
There is a variety of local groups that are a part of Mencap and who work to support people with learning disabilities in Coventry and the local area.
VoiceAbility supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts.
VoiceAbility supports people in Warwickshire and Coventry to have their voice heard and their rights respected. They provide free, independent and confidential advocacy
VoiceAbility has led work to ensure that people are supported to have control over their lives.
They have pioneered new ways of enabling people to be heard and have rights, ranging from the creation of local Parliaments run by people with learning disabilities to new statutory services supporting people with the highest support needs facing the most critical decisions.
They have developed excellent services and as a result have become one of the largest advocacy providers in the UK.