Living with Sight Loss

We support with day-to-day living, welfare rights, housing issues and managing personal budgets. We offer tailored support in all aspects of life after sight loss, enabling you to make informed choices and to be in control of the way you live your life and maintain independence.

Action for Blind People service user Mohammad in his garden

Living with Sight Loss courses

We run a community based course for people newly diagnosed with sight loss, helping to address the emotional impact of sight loss and increase confidence levels.

Your money

Our financial inclusion service offers advice about welfare rights, including personal budgets as part of self-directed support.


Our housing service offers help and support about issues in your home.

Heather's story

Action helped service user Heather - find out more and listen to a podcast.

Travel and shopping

We have a dedicated team providing practical support and advice to blind and partially sighted people wishing to travel and shop locally in Birmingham.

Where to get help

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If you would like to speak to an Independent Living Coordinator (ILCO) then please contact your local Action team and they will put you in touch with someone who can help.

Contact your local Action team


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A range of independent living resources are also available including benefits factsheets and housing advice.

Independent living resources