Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the UK's leading charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss, their friends, family and carers.
Through thier website and Helpline, they offer:
- advice about living independently and making the most of your sight
- eye health information
- emotional support
- help to get you the benefits you are entitled to
- advice about your rights and dealing with discrimination
- grants for household items
- access to our National Library Service
- over 1,000 products and publications through our shop
- links to voluntary groups and social services that can support you and your family
Call thier Helpline on 0303 123 9999 between Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.30pm. Outside these times, leave us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. You can also email your enquiry to

COST: Free
LOCATIONS: Online or phone
CONTACT DETAILS:  0303 123 9999 between Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.30pm. Outside these times, leave a message and they'll get back to you. You can also email your enquiry to
Open Sight is the largest charitable organisation in Hampshire working with people who have, or who are at risk of developing sight loss. Based in Eastleigh, Open Sight has provided uninterrupted support to the blind and partially sighted community of Hampshire since 1922. 

Our mission is to support people with sight impairment or who are at risk of sight loss to achieve their personal goals, remain independent and live a full life. We work with you, your family, colleagues and friends in coping with both the practical and the emotional issues arising from your sight loss.

LOCATION:   25 Church Road, Bishopstoke, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 6BL
CONTACT DETAILS:   Tel: 023 80641244  Email:
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