Falkirk Council

Falkirk Council
Telephone: 01324 506070

Forth Valley Sensory Centre


Forth Valley Sensory Centre provides a range of services for anyone with sensory impairment, their carers, families and related service providers. Services include:

  • advice and information
  • equipment display area, assessment for environmental aids and equipment, rehabilitation and other services
  • physical disability nursing advisory service
  • training and development for clients, their families, their carers and related service providers
    after-school groups for children with sensory impairment
  • a place to socialise
  • volunteer opportunities
  • improvement in multi-agency assessment

The Centre also contains the following resources:

  • a resource area with environmental aids with equipment on display and for sale
  • a health suite containing a low vision room, audiology room, consulting area and snozelene room
  • an IT room with 14 PCs, fully equipped with the latest software for deaf, blind and deaf-blind users
  • a recording studio to enable information to be recorded on to audio tape and CD
  • a transcription services to enable information to be provided in braille and large print
  • meeting rooms that can be used either as one or two rooms and suitable for smaller groups and containing an induction loop system
  • halls that are flexibly designed and have a servery attached and an induction loop throughout
  • a cafe that provides a friendly and open environment to socialise and offers a snack service. Cafe Tiki is open to the public and opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:30am - 4:30pm

For further information contact us at:

  • Forth Valley Sensory Centre
    Redbrae Road
    FK1 4DD
  • Telephone/minicom: 01324 590888
  • Fax: 01324 590889
  • Email: sensory@falkirk.gov.uk

Please contact Forth Valley Emergency Social Work Service for help in emergency situations when this office is closed. Telephone/minicom: 01786 464599

The Centre is owned and run by Forth Valley Sensory Centre Trust, a new company set up by a partnership of organisations who have long standing skills and experience in delivering quality services to people with sensory impairment.

The partners are Falkirk Council, RNIB Scotland, NHS Forth Valley, Stirling Council, Clackmannanshire Council, Action on Hearing Loss and the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Contact Us
  • By Post: 
    Forth Valley Sensory Centre
    Redbrae Road
    FK1 4DD 
  • By Telephone:
    01324 590875
  • By Fax:
    01324 590889
  • By Email: