Gurney Training Centre for the Blind

Differently Abled

Phone number+603 22722 677
Fax number+603 22722 676
AddressKompleks MAB, Jalan Tun Sambathan 4 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Registration number358/51
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Our services

The Gurney Training Centre (GTC) was set up in 1953 and its main objective is to provide the blind with rehabilitation and vocational training services.


  • Rehabilitation training
  • Counseling
  • Casework
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Techniques of daily living
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills
  • Recreational activities

Vocational Training Courses:

  • Industrial work
  • Woodwork
  • Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Telephony
  • Computer literacy
  • Computer programming
  • Enrichment courses


  • You can apply through your District Social Welfare Office by using the prescribed form provided here. The Social Welfare Department will then refer your application to the GTC for consideration. The cost of training for successful applicants will be borne by the Social Welfare Department.
  • For those who are employed before they become blind, they can request their employers to pay for their cost of training. In such cases, application can be made directly to the GTC.
  • Employees who become blind who are making SOCSO contributions can also apply through SOCSO. In such cases, application can be made directly to us by SOCSO who shall bare all the cost of training.

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