Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
How to contact this service
If you need someone who understands sight loss, the RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) is there for you.
Everyone who is blind or partially sighted has their own unique experience, so the RNIB don’t take a one‑size‑fits-all approach. They offer a range of products and services to help you to maintain your independence and live the life you want to lead.
The RNIB's services include:
- Sight Loss Advice Service: Offering information, advice, practical support, and emotional support. This includes hospital-based Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs).
- RNIB Living Well With Sight Loss courses.
- Opportunities to connect with others, over the phone, online, and at events.
- Accessible reading materials, like talking books, newspapers, and magazines.
- RNIB Bookshare: A free online collection of educational books and resources.
- The RNIB Online Shop: Selling products to help you live independently.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is a registered charity (no. 226227).
- National Organisation
- Age range
- Suitable for ages from 0 to 99 years
- Referral Route
- No Referral Needed
- Type of Service
- Forums and Support Networks
- Eligibility Criteria
- Open to Everyone
- Provider Category
- Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
- Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs
- Special Needs
- Sensory Impairments
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Last updated 22 September 2023