The North Ayrshire Sensory Impairment Team has launched a new Facebook group for anyone living with a sensory impairment in North Ayrshire and the surrounding areas, as well as their friends and family.

The group will be used to share important updates and information from the team, as well as various charities and organisations working with those living with a sensory impairment, and provides a place where people can meet up, have a chat and share advice.

You can join the group by searching for ‘North Ayrshire Sensory Impairment Group’ on Facebook.

North Ayrshire Sensory Impairment Team can offer a range of supports and services to you if you are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired or deaf blind.

The team is based in Saltcoats Town Hall and has staff qualified in British Sign Language. They can access communication support on your behalf and can help you access information in accessible formats.

To get in touch with North Ayrshire Sensory Impairment Team, email, call 01294 310005 (Option 2), or text 07824 837 078. The office is open from 9am to 4.45pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 4.30pm on Fridays.