Below is a range of organisations that offer advice and information for blind or visually impaired people.
Action for Blind People provides practical employment development support for visually impaired people and their employers, and support for blind and partially sighted people wishing to move home.
A self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users, founded in 1969, concerned with the use of Information Technology by the blind in education.
Helping to prevent blindness and restore sight in the UK and the developing world.
Established in 1929 to initially help ease the loneliness and isolation experienced by blind people.
They provide a range of support services to deafblind adults and their carers.
GDBA provides guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation
services that meet the needs of blind and partially sighted
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (GDBA)
Solely committed to preventing unnecessary loss of sight through the condition, which is one of the most common eye disorders amongst older people but can affect any age group.
Enabling blind and partially sighted children to achieve educational and recreational goals by providing large print books, specialised computers, recreational opportunities and educational advice and guidance.
An organisation of people who are blind or partially sighted that campaign for better service provision and an enhanced quality of life for all blind and partially sighted people.
Provide support and advice on special aids and training to allow those with major sight loss to make some use of their sight to help them.
An educational facility dedicated to exploring every avenue to improve the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted.
Provides support services for visually impaired people with additional disabilities.
Sense offers a wide rang of support and services across the UK to help sensory impaired people
Provides national and local newspapers and magazines on audio tape, computer disk, e-mail and CD-ROM for visually impaired and disabled people who find reading a strain.
Provides full telephone installation costs and a large proportion of the line rental charge for people who are registered blind who live alone or cannot meet these costs.
Vitalise provides essential breaks for disabled and visually impaired people and their carers.