MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support)

Description: MACS is the UK's national charity for children born with one or more of three rare conditions, Microphthalmia (small, underdeveloped eye), Anophthalmia (no eye) and Coloboma (a gap or cleft in the eye structure). Through core values of offering acceptance, inspiring trust and providing opportunity, MACS supports a community of around 3,000 people across the UK, from over 1,000 families.


Tel: 0800 169 8088


Category: Third/voluntary Sector

Services Provided

MACS family helpline - (MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support))Service

Telephone helpline offering advice and support to parents of children born without eyes or with under-developed eyes.
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Grants from MACS - (MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support))Service

MACS gives grants to cover the cost of activities or equipment needed by children born without eyes, or with under-developed eyes. You must have been a member of MACS for at least 6 month to apply.
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Activities for young people - (MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support))Service

MACS organises sailing trips and adventure weekends for young people with MACS conditions.
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