Sight loss: national charities

National sight loss charities work across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Blind Veterans UK. Blind Veterans UK offers support, rehabilitation and respite care to blind ex-Armed Forces and National Service men and women in the UK.

Deafblind UK. Deafblind UK supports deafblind people and those who have both sight and hearing loss throughout the UK.

Diabetes UK. Diabetes UK supports people with diabetes, including those who have sight loss as a result of diabetes. is a website to help people take care of their eyes. It offers advice on eye health and information about common eye conditions.

Jewish Care's Community Support and Social Work service. By supporting individuals, families and communities, this service enables people to identify care options that offer dignity and choice. It also advocates on behalf of people whilst offering advice and guidance. Call 0208 922 2222 or send an email to

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (aka Guide Dogs). Guide Dogs provides guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation services for blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK.

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). The RNIB provides support and advice to blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK.

SeeAbility. SeeAbility supports blind and partially sighted people with additional disabilities living in the UK.

Sense. Sense offers support to people who are deafblind or have associated disabilities.

Thomas Pocklington Trust. Thomas Pocklington Trust works with other organisations across the sight loss sector to offer people who are blind and partially sighted tailored support services.

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