Supports for Blind & Partially Sighted - Helping Charities | Resources

Turn2us    Email : adam.lake@turn2us.org.uk.

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. Charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help. Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant-giving charities, depending on your particular background and circumstances…… Read More

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

We’re RNIB and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence. Being there We understand the impact of sight loss. We provide emotional support and advice at the time you most need us until the day you’re living your life….. Read More

Jewish Blind & Disabled    Email : info@jbd.org

Jewish Blind & Disabled is the only Jewish charity providing state-of-the-art mobility apartments for people from the age of 18 upwards who are physically disabled or vision impaired. We enable this independent lifestyle via the provision of state-of-the-art mobility apartments, with 24/7 on site support from our own resident house managers. Without these unique facilities many of our tenants would have no choice but to live….. Read More

Big Print    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

A weekly newspaper publication in large print produced by the RNIB. Includes TV and radio guides.

4SIGHT – West Sussex Association for the Blind

4SIGHT – West Sussex Association for the Blind – was established in 1921 to support blind and partially sighted people in West Sussex. Now supporting over 2,000 members and provide people with a wide range of practical support solutions to help them remain independent following sight loss.

A-Z to Deafblindness

A-Z to deafblindness is a resourceful website for deafblind, deaf and blind.

Action for blind people

Has fact sheets, briefings and other information on medical conditions, welfare benefits, housing and employment aimed at blind and partially sighted people.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Blatchington Court Trust

Promoting education and employment for vision impaired individuals under the age of 30 throughout Sussex.

Blind Children UK

Charitable organisation providing information, advice, support and a variety of services to both blind and partially blind children from 0-18 throughout the United Kingdom.

BLIND VETERANS UK

Since 1915, Blind Veterans UK (formerly St Dunstan’s) has given invaluable physical and emotional support to blind ex-Service men and women.

Blind Veterans UK    Email : fundraising@blindveterans.org.uk

Who we are: We are Blind Veterans UK and we believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone. That’s why we’re here to help with lifelong practical and emotional support which we provide to Armed Forces and National Service veterans regardless of when they served or how they lost their sight. We help veterans recover their independence and discover a life….. Read More

British Blind Sport (BBS)    Email : info@britishblindsport.org.uk

The work of the charity enables blind and partially sighted people to have the same opportunities as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. At British Blind Sport, we help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by….. Read More

British Limbless Ex-Service Men Association (BLESMA)

Helps people who lost an eye or a limb as a result of service in HM forces, their widows and dependents.  

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF)

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund equips qualifying blind individuals with free state-of-the art radios that are designed expressly for listeners who have lost their sight.

Canine Partners

Assists people with disabilities to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life, by providing specially trained assistance dogs.

CLARITY

CLARITY provides a range of employment and training opportunities throughout the UK for blind and disabled people who cannot find jobs in open industry.

Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International (DPPI)

DPPI (Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood) is a registered charity that promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents.

Extant    Email : info@extant.org.uk

Extant is the opposite of extinct. Formed in 1997 Extant was the inspired name chosen by a group of professional visually impaired artists, for the emergence of a new dynamic space, intended to redress our invisibility as artists and explore new creative territories. Since then Extant has: Pioneered theatre practice with the express inclusion of visually impaired  performers and audiences….. Read More

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Purpose is to enhance the mobility, independence and quality of life of sight impaired people by providing guide dogs and other services.

Henshaws Society for Blind People

Henshaws Society for Blind People provide expert support, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss and other disabilities.

Opsis

National association for the education, training and support of blind and partially sighted people.

Thomas Pocklington Trust

Thomas Pocklington Trust offers people who are blind or have sight loss the support they require to lead an independent life, based on their individual requirements.

Vision Homes Association

With more than 20 years experience, Vision Homes Association provides specialist support for adults who have not only visual impairments but additional conditions such as: Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Acquired Brain Injuries, Complex Health Needs, Challenging Behaviour.

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