Teesside & District Society for the Blind are a local independent charity based in Middlesbrough.
Its aims to promote independence in the lives of blind and partially sighted people living in Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton-on-Tees.
As a follow up to recent Crime Prevention Awareness presentations to members, Cleveland Police’s Crime Prevention Officer identified that members would benefit from audible alarms.
The alarms can be positioned on doors or windows. They are easy to fit with self-adhesive backs and will provide additional security to ensure members feel safe in their homes.
Teesside & District Society for the Blind have applied for funding for 120 members to receive two alarms each. The the cost is £696.00.
The funding for the audible alarms supports the PCCs objective of Working Together to Make Cleveland Safer. Decision 2017-55259: Audible Alarms for Teesside & District Society for the Blind