How your money helps
There are nearly two million blind or partially sighted people in the UK and every year we provide housing, employment, welfare and leisure support to more than 30,000 people with sight problems. Action isn’t just our name, it’s what we do.
Our successes - real life stories from our service users
Meet the people that we support and read their personal stories about how Action helps make a difference to their lives.
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Robert MacKenzie works for Action for Blind People as an Independent Living Coordinator (ILCO). He has the sight condition macular dystrophy, and has been registered blind since the age of 15.Read about Robert's story
Drawing on her own experiences of how Action has helped her to rebuild her life, Lynette demonstrated just how much can be achieved with the right support and training.Read about Lynette's story
Mobile Sight Loss Units
Public transport can often act as a major barrier for people who are blind or partially sighted, and as a result, those living in rural areas are often unable to access vital information and services.Read about Mobile Sight Loss Units
Struggling to be independent, Bernie had not only lost her sight, she’d lost her confidence. Born with limited vision, she had 35 operations before bleeding behind her eye destroyed her remaining sighRead about Bernie's story