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At Our Sheffield Centre

Photograph of Carol sat behind the reception desk A warm welcome is assured when you visit our Mappin Street Centre. We moved back to our new centre in 2009 after being in temporary accommodation for 2 years whilst our original 1930's building was demolished and our new centre constructed. It is a modern, welcoming building and is the hub of many activities and services.

Café VIPs

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Our café is available for our clients and their guests from Monday to Friday and is open from 10am to 3pm. A wide range of tasty hot and cold snacks and drinks are available including a number of specials that change on a regular basis. ‘Read More’

Our equipment centre offers an extensive range of products, all designed to help people with sight loss maintain their independence. It is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.‘Read More’

Activities Centre

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Each week, from Monday to Friday between 10am and 2:30pm, our Activities Centre provides a meeting place for up to 200 of our clients every week. 'Read More'

Drop In Sessions

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We hold a regular drop in session on Mondays. 'Read More'

DeafBlind Group

Photograph of clients and staff working on a craft activity in the group Our DeafBlind Group meet every Thursday at our Mappin Street Centre. 'Read More'

Computer Training Room

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This has a number of computers on which our clients can try a range of different assistive software packages. ‘Read More’

Cookery Group

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Our clients love to get together to do some baking.'Read More'

Craft Room

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Our clients enjoy getting creative and producing a range of crafts during their visit to the centre.‘Read More’

Health & Beauty Room

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Our Health and Beauty Room provides access to a range of health and beauty treatments for our clients.‘Read More’

Home Demonstration Room

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We have a room set up as a small kitchen and living room which demonstrates how simple adaptations to your home environment can assist you to adjust to sight loss. ‘Read More’

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The Inbetweeners Club was started in 2017 for clients who cannot attend the Mappin Street centre during the day. ‘Read More’

Photograph of SRSB Singing Group

SRSB runs a Singing Group for our clients each week. 'Read More'

Welcome Group

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Usually once a month we invite all of our new clients to visit our Mappin Street Centre to find out a bit more about all of our services and the facilities at our centre. ‘Read More’


Photograph of previous firewalk

You can choose between a Glasswalk OR a Firewalk or just go ahead and do both

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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