Low Vision Services

Low Vision Voluntary Services:

Essex Blind Charity is mainly North-East Essex and Mid-Essex

Support 4 Sight (S4S) does West Essex and Uttlesford

Basis (formally known as Pavis) does Basildon/ Orsett

Southend is covered by the Southend Blind Welfare Organisation (SBWO)


Resource Centres for Visually Impaired People: Resource Centres for VIPs


RNIB Helpline

0845 766 9999 www.rnib.org.uk

International Glaucoma Association

0207 737 3265 www.glaucoma-association.com

Partially Sighted Society

01302 323132 www.partsight.org.uk

Talking Newspaper Association of UK

01435 866102 www.tnauk.org.uk

Macular Society
0845 241 2041 www.macularsociety.org

Essex Blind Charity (Essex Sight Centres)

0870 240 5418 www.essexblind.co.uk

BASIS (Basildon/Orsett)

01268 522817

e-mail: basissouthessex@hotmail.co.uk

Southend Blind Welfare Organistion (SBWO)

01702 342131 www.southendblindwelfare.org.uk

Deaf Blind UK

01733 358100 deafblind.org.uk