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Achieving independence for blind and deaf people

NESS is an independent, local charity delivering the first integrated joint sensory services in Scotland

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Dates for Sensory Awareness Training in 2023 Now Released

Dates for Sensory Awareness Training in 2023 are now available for booking

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NESS launches new video

Watch our new video and see the impact of our range of services

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Young People’s Sensory Service Co-ordinator

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If you wish to make a complaint

North East Sensory Services (NESS) is keen to give satisfaction and treats complaints seriously. If you are unhappy with any aspect of our service, please raise it with any member of staff or volunteer. Most matters can probably be resolved without further difficulty.

Call us on 0345 271 2345
or Text 07593 102 004


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