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Action for Blind People

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Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.

We listen, we understand, we act

Action speaks louder for nearly 30,000 visually impaired people every year, always placing their needs at the heart of everything we do. We support these individuals in many aspects of their lives and help them to find the right services and products they need to live independently.

Working in collaboration

Action works with other expert organisations to draw on a wide range of skills and resources. Our close relationship with RNIB enables us to provide a unique combination of complementary strengths and expertise to help an ever increasing number of people with sight loss.

The work we do

Whether you have just been diagnosed or have a long-term eye condition we offer a range of services to help with living with sight loss.

Services Include:

- Mobile Sight Loss Service

- Eye Clinic Liaison Officers

- Low Vision Centre

- Counselling and Emotional Support

- Visual Awareness Training

- Support With Living With Sight Loss

- Assistive Technology

- Employment

- Projects

- Vision Hotels

Visit Action's website.

London and South East Resource Centre/Shop

The resource centre/shop offers an excellent opportunity for blind and partially sighted people to get advice, find information about local services and try out or buy equipment. Our resource centres are easy to just drop in to, you don’t need to make an appointment.

We run "Living with sight loss" courses to provide information, advice, support and practical solutions to independent living.

Action Connect

We have an online community where people can share experiences with others facing sight loss.

Contact details:

Resource Centre London
105 Judd Street


Tel: 020 7391 2356
Fax: 020 7388 2034


You can reach Action for Blind People in a number of ways, either by contacting your local Action team, calling our helpline,  or by writing to us.

Action for Blind People and RNIB have brought together their helpline services, giving you access to an even wider source of knowledge and expertise, all from a single number. If you have a question related to sight loss you can call the RNIB helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email

For enquiries about Action for Blind People you can call our central office on 020 7635 4800

If you are unsure who to contact then complete the form contact form here with as much information as possible and we will put you in touch with the relevant person.

Postal Address: Action for Blind People, 53 Sandgate Street, London, SE15 1LE
Area serviced:
London and South East
RNIB Helpline: 0303 123 9999 General Enquiries: 020 7635 4800
Who is it for:
Blind and partially sighted people of all ages.