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The Blind Welfare Association is here to provide high standard welfare, support and accommodation services to people who are blind or vision impaired.

OUR SERVICES

Blind Welfare Association provides a range of services to its members such as financial assistance, social support, advocacy, welfare and accommodation services.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Blind Welfare Association can assists it members through subsidy for costs associated with utilities, interest free loans etc

Membership

Our services are available to any individual who is legally blind and resides in South Australia.

VOLUNTEERING

If you have the time, the motivation and the aspiration to make a difference, you can become a volunteer

RECENT ACTIVITIES

Eye Contact – November 2016

Eye Contact- November 2016  

22 Nov 16 Visa Neelam

Social Centre Activities Term 4 program

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

13 Oct 16 Visa Neelam

Annual General Meeting on 22nd October 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 […]

05 Oct 16 Visa Neelam

Annual General Meeting to be held on 22nd October 2016

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 […]

09 Sep 16 Visa Neelam

Eye Contact – August 2016

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

22 Aug 16 Visa Neelam

“Old Time Family Roast Lunch” at Gilles Plains Social Centre

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 […]

13 Jul 16 Visa Neelam

Social Centre Activities Term 3 2016

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

07 Jul 16 Visa Neelam

ABC iview Audio Described programs – July 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 […]

27 Jun 16 GD

Social Activities for Term 2 2016

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)

06 May 16 GD

Audio Described TV – ABC Iview Programs for May

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 […]

29 Apr 16 GD

Recruiting participants for research on disability and inclusion.

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 […]

24 Apr 16 GD

2016 People’s Choice Community Lottery!

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

09 Apr 16 GD

Melbourne Cup Lunch 2015

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!  

09 Apr 16 GD

BWA Christmas 2015

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 […]

09 Apr 16 GD