Please be aware that due to industrial action some council services may be disrupted on Thursday 10 July.

Birmingham City Council

National and Local Voluntary Organisations for Blind People

Action for Blind People: free and confidential support for blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of their lives.

Phone on the RNIB Helpline: 0303 123 9999


Birmingham Focus on Blindness: supporting people with visual impairments and other disabilities, together with their carers, to live fulfilling and independent lives by providing services that reflect their wants and needs.

Phone: 0121 478 5200


Deaf Blind UK
: a national charity offering specialist services and human support to Deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.

Phone: 01733 358 100 (voice and text)


Eye to Eye social club in east Birmingham.

Phone: 0121 327 0607

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Phone: 01926 337 244

Living Paintings Trust: bringing pictures to life for blind and partially sighted children, younger adults and adults.

Phone: 01635 299771


National Federation for the Blind:"The Voice of Blind People"

Phone: 01924 291 313


New Outlook Housing Association: provides high quality accommodation and support to people who have partial or total sight loss and are elderly and frail or young and with other disabilities.

Phone: 0121 602 6511


Queen Alexandra College: learning opportunities for people with visual impairment and other disabilities, to realise their potential to work and to live independently.

Phone: 0121 428 5050


Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB): the UK's leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss.

Phone RNIB Helpline: 0303 123 9999


Sense: the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind.

Phone: 0845 127 0060

Textphone: 0845 127 0062


St Dunstans: lifelong support for blind and visually impaired ex-Service men and women.

Phone: 020 7723 5021


Thomas Pocklington Trust: housing, care and support services for people with sight loss in the UK.

Phone: 020 8995 0880


Visual Impairment Centre for Teaching And Research (VICTAR): social and educational research, advice, training and resources relating to visual impairment. Part of the School of Education, Birmingham University.

Phone: 0121 414 4866