Where to get help

There are many different organisations providing information and support regarding sight loss across the UK.

Image shows an action team member advising a recently diagnosed blind man

Local Action Teams

Action has teams across the UK ready to offer support with a variety of services including employment and welfare support, actionnaires clubs and technology advice.

Go to "Local Action Teams"

Action Connect

Action Connect is an online community to bring together people affected by sight loss. Here you can share and gain experiences, tips and support.

Go to "Action Connect"

Action Resource Centres

We have four resource centres in England. At our resource centres you can buy products and find out information relating to living with a visual impairment. We offer advice, information and product demonstrations. You can just drop in – no need to book an appointment!

Go to "Resource Centres"

RNIB's Sightline Directory

Sightline is the RNIB's directory for services aimed at helping blind or partially sighted people. Search the Sightline directory to find the organisation you need.

Visit site "https://www.sightlinedirectory.org.uk/"

NHS services and local council

There are many different social services available from your local authority and a number of eye care services offered through the NHS.

Go to "NHS and local authorities"