Teesside & District Society for the Blind

Shopping Escort Service

To assist blind and partially sighted people to do their own shopping by escorting them from their home to the supermarket, assist with prices and choice, escorting them home again and helping them to put shopping away.

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (700212)

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Location

Situation

Blind and partially sighted have difficulty in obtaining the correct brand of goods and selecting the best price. They also have difficuly finding their way around a supermarket and the various obstacles encountered.

Solution

Our volunteer will assist the person with their shopping, finding the brand of goods they require and reading labels and prices, also being able to point out the two for one offers, etc. The volunteer will also look after the persons safety and help them to avoid obstacles that may be in their path.