Welcome to the Action for Blind People website

Action for Blind People provides practical and emotional advice and support across England to people who are blind or partially sighted and their friends and family.

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Get gardening! 

Meet Karl, a blind gardener. He shares a few tips on gardening for people with sight loss for National Gardening Week. 

Get gardening

March technology roundup

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This month we take a look at cognitive development toys, the Design Museum's exhibition 'Health tech and much more!

March technology roundup

'Notes on Blindness'


'Notes on Blindness' is a documentary about John's experience of sight loss.

'Notes on Blindness'
  • Living with Sight Loss

    Our community based, confidence building courses provide information, advice, support and practical solutions to independent living.
    Find out about our Living with Sight Loss courses

  • Your community

    Read our blogs, find local news and events, and you can join our online community where people can share experiences, tips and advice with others facing sight loss.
    Visit Your community

  • Our services

    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.
    Find out more about our services

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Where to get help

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If you need help and advice or further information about our services then please contact your local Action team to speak with someone who can help.

Contact your local Action team


Get involved

There are many ways you can work with us to support blind and partially sighted people.

Make a donation

Leave a legacy

Choose an appeal

Fundraise for Action

Volunteer with us

Join Action Connect

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Register with the site for free and access more features including user participation groups and Action Connect.

Register with the site


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