Action for Blind People

Provider of information & services for people with visual impairments

Action for blind people has now merged with rnib

Helpline: – 0303 123 9999 or email


To inspire, change and create opportunities to enable blind and partially sighted people to have equal voice and equal choice.

Services provided:

  • Provide information, general advice and welfare rights advice; mobile sight loss information service which travels throughout the UK
  • Financial help can be given – grants for holidays or equipment
  • Adapted housing is available to suit different needs in London and Surrey
  • Your Choice service, supporting blind and partially sighted people in the home environment of their choice
  • Supported factories based in London and Norwich
  • Visual awareness training
  • Sports development, including Actionnaires after school sports clubs
  • Provide employment training, advice and support for employers, business support for self-employment and employment and training in supported businesses
  • Manage four specially adapted hotels for visually impaired people, their family, friends and carers.

Local groups:

Employment Development Teams are situated in Liverpool, Carlisle, Birmingham, Exeter, Middlesborough, Preston, Greater Manchester and South London.


53 Sandgate Street

Phone: 020 7635 4800
Helpline number: 0303 123 9999

Last updated: July 1, 2020 4:26 pm

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