RNIB Legal Rights Service offer information, advice and where possible representation to adults and children registered as blind or partially sighted, or with a serious sight problem. They advise on the Equality Act, community care and welfare benefits law.
The Legal Rights Service can explain how the law applies to individuals and advise on how to proceed. Their expert service is free and confidential.
- take enquiries (telephone/email) from blind and partially sighted adults and children and those supporting them (including trade union representatives);
- provide a series of fact sheets on various aspects of the Equality Act, community care and welfare benefits;
- provide internal/external training on Equality Act, community care and welfare benefits.
As the service is for people living with sight loss, Legal Rights Service do not advise employers or service providers, clients of RNIB consultancy services and RNIB internally.
Royal National Institute of Blind People
105 Judd Street
Helpline number: 0303 123 9999