International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, European region

National Page of Malta

National representative

Mr. Francis Tirchett
President of the Malta Society of the Blind
81, Brighella Street, St Venera, HMR 18, Malta.
The communication details of the Secretary, Mr. John Gafa:
Tel: (+356) 21898678
Mobile: (+356) 79592337
E-mail: socblindmalta at gmail.com
Website: Malta Society of the Blind website

Educational institutions

Associations in Malta and sister island Gozo who cater for the blind/visually impaired persons:

GAVI (Gozo Aid for the Visually Impaired)

Address: Madonnina Cottage, Triq Guze` Ellul Mercer, Ir-Rabat, VCT 2136, Ghawdex
Contact Person:
Maryrose Attard - Secretary
Phone: 21560128
Mobile: 79550002
Admin email: mrattard at maltanet.net
Public email: gdco at maltanet.net

TORBALL Society of the Blind

Address: 16, Triq San Frangisk, Il-Furjana FRN 1033 Malta
Contact Person:
Joseph Micallef / Joseph Chircop, President / Treasurer
Mobile: 79456317 (Treasurer)
Admin email: torballmalta at gmail.com
Public email: torballmalta at gmail.com
Website: TORBALL Society of the Blind website

ADVICE (Assistive Devices Visual Impairment Centre)

Address: ADVICE c/o FITA, Gattard House, National Road, Blata l-Bajda HMR 9010 Il-Hamrun, Malta
Phone: 2163 9404 / 9943 2714
Email: joseph.v.tabone at gmail.com

The Malta Guide Dogs Foundation

There are 12 active guide dogs and some 7000 blind/visually impaired persons in Malta.
Address: c/o Centru San Frangisk Ta'Qali, Attard

Mobile: 79273311
Email: info.mgdf at gmail.com
Website: The Malta Guide Dogs Foundation website