Charities

Charities

There are many national charities which help people with particular disabilities, health problems, or in particular situations. You can find many of these charities here. There are also local charities that work just in Wandsworth or across south west London. For example, Wandsworth Carers' Centre supports carers, Age UK Wandsworth helps older people, and Voiceability offers advocacy services.

Some charities offer support for particular things. For instance, the Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offers impartial advice about benefits and social care.

 

care and support

14 Records in Charities filtered by Client group "blind or partially sighted".

  • Deafblind UK

    National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille van Geest Place, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8FD

    Telephone: 01733 358100 (Helpline)

    Description: Deafblind UK is 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.

  • Motability

    Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB

    Telephone: 0300 456 4566 (Telephone) or 0300 037 0100 (Minicom/textphone)

    Description: Motability is a charity that has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, which helps disabled people to lease a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.

  • National Talking Newspapers and Magazines

    RNIB, FAO: RNIB Newsagent Bakewell Road Peterborough Cambridgeshire, PE2 6XU

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

    Description: National Talking Newspapers and Magazines is a registered charity which provides national and local newspapers and magazines on audio tape, computer disk, e-mail and CD-ROM.

  • Pocklington Court

    74 Alton Road, Roehampton, London, SW15 4NN

    Telephone: 020 8789 1893

    Description: Pocklington Court is a supported housing centre for people with sight loss, offering a combination of secure, self-contained accommodation and practical support from staff.

  • Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)

    1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ

    Telephone: 020 8675 4246

    Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.

  • RNIB Readers Libraries

    Postal address: PO Box 173 Peterborough PE2 6WS

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

    Description: RNIB Readers Libraries (formerly the National Library Service) is part of the largest library in the UK for readers with sight loss.

  • Royal Blind Society

    Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) 52-58 Arcola Street London, E8 2DJ

    Telephone: 020 3198 0225

    Description: The Royal Blind Society assists people who are blind or partially sighted and in need.

  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

    105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

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

  • RP Fighting Blindness

    PO Box 350, Buckingham, MK18 1GZ

    Telephone: 0845 123 2354 (helpline) or 01280 821 334 (general enquiries)

    Description: RP Fighting Blindness is a registered charity that provides information and support services for people with the eye condition retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

  • Sense

    101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG

    Telephone: 0300 330 9256 voice or 0300 330 9252 textphone

    Description: Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for adults and children who are deafblind.