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Croydon Vision

The working name of Croydon Voluntary Association for the Blind


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
8am-1pm 8am-4pm 8am-4pm 8am-4pm
  • Pottery
  • Bowels

CVAB Can provide transportation, please contact the office for more details.

Other facilities/services

  • CVAB, together with Croydon Hearing Resource Centre, offers a hearing aid surgery and hearing screening
  • Hairdresser
  • Chiropody
  • Shop (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)
  • Mobility training – helping people to maintain their independence when out and about
  • Braille and Moon tuition
  • Touch-typing tuition
  • Practical help with everyday living, such as cooking skills
  • Tuition of independent living skills for people who are deafblind
  • Information and advice on sport, recreation and leisure
  • Focus groups/workshops on subjects of common interest, such as mobile phones
  • Production and distribution of weekly Talking Newspaper and magazine programme
  • Production and distribution of large print and audio monthly Newsletter
  • Saturday Socials (twice a year)
  • Fundraising events
  • Careline
  • Theatre Trips

Other activities (when volunteers are available to lead the groups)

  • Drama Group
  • Discussion Groups (Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon)
  • Book/poetry Club
  • Theatre trips, concerts, outings

Activities at New Addington

CVAB Members from New Addington meet at the Timebridge Centre; ask Richard James for the timetable of activities for the New Addington Group. 

Purley and Coulsdon areas

CVAB Members from Purley and Coulsdon meet at the CVAB on a Wednesday afternoon for lunch and a chat; ask the Office if you would like to know the timetable of activities for this group.  

Croydon Voluntary Association for the Blind is a Registered Charity Number 200482, 72-74 Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 2AR