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UK and Wales general and specialist sight loss organisations.

GENERAL SIGHT LOSS ORGANISATIONS.

Guide Dogs Cymru.

Ring Guide Dogs’ Covid-19 Sight Loss Information Line on 0800 781 1444 if you, a loved one or friend has sight loss and needs information on how to continue living well during the coronavirus outbreak. Guide Dogs can also refer you to our other services or help you access services from other providers.

Service users can continue to contact the Guide Dogs Cymru team by ringing 0345 143 0195 at any time, but particularly in case of an emergency relating to your dog. Information on dog care and welfare, including our latest podcasts, can be found at www.guidedogs.org.uk/coronavirus/Services/Dog-care-and-welfare

RNIB.

Connect online or by phone. We are offering more opportunities to connect with others via telephone and online. Please contact the RNIB Helpline to sign up. You can also join our popular regional Facebook groups.

Newsagent: Free subscription to a newspaper or broadcast guide during the COVID-19 pandemic. To sign up, call our Helpline.

Supporting hospital eye care services. Our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) service will be mostly delivered by telephone.

Wales Council of the Blind.

SPECIALIST ORGANISATIONS.

Aniridia Network UK.
Befriending scheme:

Behcet's UK.

Blind Veterans UK

Information and guidance: 
https://www.blindveterans.org.uk/articles/blind-veterans-uk-releases-guidance-on-assisting-vision-impaired-with-shopping-during-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/

Deafblind UK.

International Glaucoma Association.

LOOK (Children and young people).

Macular Society.

Nystagmus Network.

Retina UK

Sense Cymru.

Royal Society for Blind Children.

RSBC is currently unable to offer home visits but can arrange targeted direct support to children and young people, aged 0-25, who are visually impaired. They can also work with parents, carers and other professionals.

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North Wales:

UCAN Productions.
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