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Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) are here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you're losing your sight or you're blind or partially sighted, RNIB's practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.


  • Help with information such as easy to read eye condition guides
  • Helpful tips on dealing with the emotional impact of sight loss
  • Dealing with everyday living  including using technology and advice on benefits
  • Education and employment including supporting your business
  • Website has an online shop selling aids for those with sight loss
  • Residential care
105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
Area serviced:
0303 123 9999 (helpline); 01733 375 000 (switchboard)
Opening times:
Mon-Fri 8:45 am-5:30 pm (helpline)
Kings Cross (tube and train)
disabled parking outside the building & NCP car park

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