Birmingham

Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach. Our Birmingham team has deep roots in the local community, which helps us to best meet the needs of our blind and partially sighted service users. This grassroots approach is consistent across all of our offices throughout England.

Contact details for Birmingham

Services Available in Birmingham

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Housing support

Our Independent Living Coordinators can advise on keeping your independence; from money, benefits to housing and travel. It's best to seek advice at the earliest opportunity.

Read about Independent living
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Technology assistance

Our technology team can advise and train you with technology that can support you with employment, hobbies, keeping in touch with family and more.

Read about Assistive technology
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Employment

We provide practical advice and support for people living with sight loss from finding or staying in work to retirement.

Read about Employment
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Welfare rights

Our Independent Living Coordinators can advise on keeping your independence; from money, benefits to housing and travel. It's best to seek advice at the earliest opportunity.

Read about Independent living
Join us for our Living with Sight Loss courses and meet other people affected by sight loss.

Living with sight loss courses

Our one, two or six day community based, confidence building courses provide information, advice, support and practical solutions to independent living.

Read about Living with Sight Loss course
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Children, young people and families

With the right support children can take part in exciting activities, develop friendships and have fun growing up without feeling excluded.

Read about Children and family services

More information

We also offer some specialist services that are unique to the area our Birmingham team serve.

Eye Clinics – Support in Coventry and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Rehabilitation – Support available in Solihull

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