The Blind Welfare Association is here to provide high standard welfare, support and accommodation services to people who are blind or vision impaired.
Blind Welfare Association can assists it members through subsidy for costs associated with utilities, interest free loans etc
Our services are available to any individual who is legally blind and resides in South Australia.
If you have the time, the motivation and the aspiration to make a difference, you can become a volunteer
Eye Contact- November 2016
The program for the Social Centre Activities Term 4 2016 held at Gilles Plains is out and you can read or download Social Activities for Term 4 2016
The Annual General Meeting of the Blind Welfare Association of S.A. Inc. will take place on Saturday 22nd October, 2016 at RSB Knapman House, 230 Pirie Street Adelaide at 11am followed by a light lunch. As only two nominations for the Board have been received an election will not be required. Nominations for the Honour […]
Once again it is time for the Blind Welfare Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting is to be held on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 11am in Knapman House at 230 Pirie Street Adelaide. The purpose of the AGM is to: • Confirm and accept the minutes of the previous AGM; • Receive and […]
Here is the August edition of Eye Contact. As usual there will be plenty to read of interest to keep you up to date and well informed. Eye contact August 2016
Blind Welfare Organisation is holding a Holiday Program for the members on 20th July 2016 an “Old Time Family Roast Lunch” for $10 .00 that starts at 11.am – 2.30 pm. All Members are welcome and transport can be arranged. Please let us know on 8 3 6 7 6 0 8 8, if you would like […]
The program for the Social Centre Activities Term 3 2016 held at Gilles Plains is out and you can read or download Social Activities for TERM 3 2016
Please find below a list of Audio Described programs that will become available on iview in July 2016. As always, programs are subject to schedule changes however this is what is currently planned. 8MMM Australian Story Barracuda Breathless Broad City Cleverman Doctor Who Episodes Foreign Correspondent Gardening Australia Rake Silent Witness The Doctor Blake Mysteries […]
To find out what social activities are organised for term 2 of 2016, you can read or download the social activities for term 2 of 2016 (docx 393kb)
Please find below a list of Audio Described programs that will become available on iview in May 2016. As always, programs are subject to schedule changes however this is what is currently planned. The ABC Comedy Showroom selection are all available on Iview now with Audio Description. Agatha Christie: Poirot Australian Story Broad City David […]
Please see below information about a research project being undertaken by a Masters student at Flinders University seeking perspectives of people with disabilities on factors that contribute to genuine inclusion for people with disabilities. This research is not affiliated with any organisation so please contact the researcher Katie Butler directly using the contact details if […]
We’re taking part in the People’s Choice Community Lottery! You can support us by purchasing $2 tickets online today. Just click on the link below: http://www.peopleschoicecu.com.au/blind-welfare-association-of-sa-inc
Wonderful Food, Games, Mad Hats and Sweeps were all part of Blind Welfare’s Melbourne Cup Luncheon 2015. The Day was enjoyed by Members, Volunteers and Staff. There were even a few Winners!
The Members Christmas Party will be held at the Gilles Plains Social Centre on Thursday 10th December. All Members are welcome to join in the celebrations and transport can be arranged. Numbers for lunch and transport are limited, so let us know if you would like to come along as soon as you can. Please […]