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Visually Impaired

Advice for those with sight loss – RNIB

Service Activities:
Information on Attendance Allowance; Pension Credit; free TV Licence; benefits for carers etc. provided by an Advice Team

WC1H 9NE
Tel: 0303 123 9999
Website: http://www.rnib.org.uk/benefits-and-support

Delivered by: Royal National Institute For The Blind
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Independent Living Project

Service Activities:
The project works closely with RBKC’s sensory team to provide benefit and grant application support to those who are blind or partially sighted, as well as enable users to access other services and activities provided by the organisation.

Tel: 020 7361 2968
Email: sensoryteam@rbkc.gov.uk

Delivered by: Action for Blind People
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Macular Degeneration Support Group

Service Activities:
Monthly Peer Group Meeting providing information and advise on managing the condition, as well a s relaxation and social activities tailored to people with sight loss, establishing a network of peers for on-going support as the condition degenerates and preventing isolation

W10 5XL
Tel: 020 8969 9105

Delivered by: Age UK Kensington & Chelsea
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea

Telebefriending Service (blind and partially sighted people)

Service Activities:
Free telephone social groups to make friends, chat with and support other blind and partially sighted people.

WC1H 9NE
Tel: 020 7391 2218
Email: talkandsupport@rnib.org.uk
Website: www.rnib.org.uk

Delivered by: Royal National Institute For The Blind
Where we work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham