Centre for Sensory Impaired People (CSIP)

Provide a range of services for sensory impaired people living in Glasgow

Description of service:

Provide a range of services for sensory impaired people. Services include assessment of social care and technical needs, provision of equipment and assistive devices to help with independent living. Specific support is available through Sign Language Interpreter Services, Rehabilitation Workers with Blind People and Resources Services.

The Sign Language Interpreter Service (SLI) is independent, qualified, confidential and accountable.
SLI Services provided include-
Spoken English to Sign Language and English to Sign Interpretation
Translation of written or video material
Assessment of communication skills
Provision of awareness training in the use of the services for deaf, hearing impaired people and deafblind people
Online information and booking service
The SLI Service will provide a Sign Language Interpreter for any situation requested by an individual who relies on Sign Language.

Opening hours:

The office is open: Monday to Thursday, 8.45am – 4.45pm and Friday, 8.45 – 3.55pm
Blind people can speak to a duty worker: Monday to Thursday, 1.00pm – 4.30pm.
Phone for an appointment outwith these times.
In case of emergency Social Work Standby Services can be contacted on 0300 343 1505.

Use an online form to book an interpreter: –

Additional information:

Glasgow City Council catchment area only.


17 Gullane Street
G11 6AH

Phone: 0141 276 5252
Website: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=17301
Email: slis@sw.glasgow.gov.uk
Minicom: 0141 341 0825 (Text)
Fax: 0141 276 5296

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