We provide people affected by sight loss, or those supporting them, with specialist information that will enable people to make informed decisions.

This expert guidance can be given over the telephone, using email or in a face to face meeting.

Like any health condition, when you are newly diagnosed, or face a change in your circumstances, you’re likely to need some support to understand what impact the condition is going to have on you and your daily life. You’ll need help to understand about the type of support available, where to make a start and how to obtain this support.

We’re here to provide people with the information to help them to overcome everyday challenges and to encourage and support people to take the first steps to independence.

Our services are also available for people who have been diagnosed with sight loss for a long time, as our experience tells us that there are still barriers to accessing some information and services.

Our Advice and Information staff and trained volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable professionals however, please be aware that they’re not medically qualified so cannot give medical advice. All calls are confidential.

If you have any questions relating to sight loss, please get in touch on 01905 723245 or email us here.

Local support with your sight loss

While much of our usual support is currently on hold, you can still be assured of a friendly voice at the end of the phone when you call Sight Concern. We are here to answer any questions you may have relating to your sight loss – you may need to replace your...

Sight Concern Reaches Out to Clients Remotely

Sight Concern Worcestershire, your local charity which helps blind and partially sighted people lead independent and fulfilling lives, has been calling all their clients to check that they are coping in these troubled times. Jenny Gage, Chief Officer, says, “We all...

2.6 Challenge – 26 April 2020

Join the 2.6 Challenge to help Sight Concern Worcestershire and help save our UK Charities. We are part of the nation-wide virtual challenge event to save the UK’s charities. It is taking place on and around the 26th April 2020. We are inviting you, your friends...

Telephone befrienders – an appeal

Appeal for telephone befrienders for people with sight lossSocial distancing is so much harder for people with sight loss, especially if their regular friends and family can’t support them at the moment.Could you spare some time to make a regular phone...

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Sight Concern Services Update

Here at Sight Concern, as we are currently unable to support clients at our groups or face to face, our wonderful team of Sight Loss Advisors and Administrators are keeping busy supporting clients over the telephone.  We are pro-actively calling clients...

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Sight Loss Support Groups – March

Due to Corona Virus (COVID -19) there are no groups/activities taking place at the moment, please contact 01905 723 245 if you have any queries.Are you new to sight loss and looking for local advice about how to make everyday tasks easier?Or are you someone who has...

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Craft Group Knits for Australian Wildlife

The craft group is an independent group that meets on Tuesday mornings 10-12, at The Bradbury Centre, Worcester. They have been putting their knitting skills to good use by making comfort pouches and wrap around bird blankets, for the injured wildlife...

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Sight Concern Worcestershire

The Bradbury Centre, 2 Sansome Walk, Worcester, WR1 1LH

Registered Charity: 1136716
Company number: 07258623