Blind and Visual Impaired Support
This comprehensive collection of support groups has been mined from search engines around the world and designed to offer you a broad spectrum of blind and visually impaired support groups offering a range of help, information and social activities.
Find support groups for the blind and those with visual impairment in the UK offering advice, help and assistance in all area of blindness and visual impairment includes social clubs, helplines and meetings plus local self help groups and also details of suppliers of vision aids and help with claiming or understanding your benefits rights and how to claim. Ableize has built and continues to build a large and usable collection of resource sites, please browse the sites below and click the site title that interests you to enter their own website.
Royal Blind is based in Edinburgh providing a full range of care and support services to blind and visually impaired adults and children including education, Braille publications, nursing care to older blind people with sight loss as well as child care services. Find out more about their blind services, how to donate or purchase items such as Braille book etc via their website or call 0131 229 1456.
Offer support over the Internet in areas of computers, training and details of social activities. View online guides, games and links of interest.
A UK Charity that assist blind and visually impaired people to get into or return to work through a range of training and employment services.
Registered charity that provide adapted radio equipment on a loan basis to eligible registered blind people. On-line catalogue of suitable sets for those who can purchase one.
A voluntary organisation that offers support and help to partially sighted people in and around Cardiff and the areas of the Vale of Glamorgan.
A National postal lending library of books with braille aimed at children. View details of more than 13,000 books and how to join the library.
Established in 1914 offering details of local events and support groups plus fundraising events in the county.
Provides telephone contact details with opening hours of their Dundee based drop in centre along with information about getting involved and your statutory rights as a blind or visually impaired person.
Offers support, care and advice plus a range of social opportunities for blind and visually impaired people living in Essex.
Provides support and rehabilitation services of the blind and visually impaired in the Isle of Wight. Includes events details.
Details of six rehabilitation teams throughout Kent with telephone helplines, training courses and newsletters.
A team of full and part time workers providing information, advice and services to people with vision impairments on the Isle of Man.
Covering all areas from Enfield to Barnet. Details of the resource centres and home visiting services plus a range of online information.
Charity offering educational, family support and resources to families with a blind or visually impaired child.
Details of this Hampshire based blind and visually impaired resource centre with location details and contacts.
Supporting visually impaired and blind people in Oxfordshire since 1877. Offers details of meetings with online newsletters, volunteering information and sight guidesl.
The Royal Society for blind children (RSBC) believe no child in the UK should grow up to be poor or lonely just because they are blind. RSBC’s Family Support Service can offer practical advice and emotional support to make sure every blind child has the self-belief and skills to fulfil the potential they’ve got. RSBC also runs social and peer groups, an employability programme and Health and Well-being clubs to support vision impaired young people to live a life without limits.