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Kirklees Services

Sight Kirklees Independent Enabling Services (SKIES) is our service in Kirklees which supports adults with a visual impairment and those who are deafblind living in Kirklees. The service provides resources and practical support to enable people with a visual impairment and deafblind people to live as independently as possible in their own homes.

Our Services

  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Specialist assessments of needs
  • Rehabilitation support
  • Orientation and mobility training
  • Provision of equipment where eligibility requirements are met
  • Signposting to other services
  • Help in establishing personal safety and security
  • Support to access community opportunities

Services can be provided in your own home or in the community by appointment. We also run a number of drop-in sessions in North and South Kirklees. Please contact us for details or check for updates in the Kirklees Talking Newspaper.

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Opening hours
Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5pm. Friday, 9am – 4:30pm
01484 823198

Want to volunteer with us?

Our volunteers are invaluable and make a huge difference to our work. Whatever your skills, experience and interests, we probably have a volunteering opportunity that will suit you.

A boy with a hearing aid is sitting at the table playing a game, carefully removing bricks from a stack. A member of staff/volunteer is smiling as she watches.