Highland BlindCraft was founded in 1881, in order to provide employment opportunities to children ready to leave the Blind School in Inverness.
Today, as a registered Scottish charity, Highland BlindCraft are still run on the same founding principles. With the mission of providing meaningful employment and suitable training for people living with a disability.
In our full production factory based in Inverness, Scotland, Highland BlindCraft employ 19 highly skilled visually impaired and disabled people, alongside 4 other able-bodied individuals. All our employees contribute towards designing, manufacturing and selling our great product range to the highest standard. Including; divan beds, mattresses, headboards and foot stools. Shop all our products here.
Through an ongoing programme of training and assessment BlindCraft ensure all our employees make a very valued contribution to the manufacturing process within the factory. Continually working together to enhance both our employee’s job skills and satisfaction. We offer unique training which caters to each individual employee regardless of their disability and help them to develop transferrable skills to move into unsupported employment if possible.