Berkshire County Blind Society

Berkshire County Blind Society

Charity information

Berkshire County Blind Society

Berkshire Vision is a local registered charity with over 100 years of expertise and experience in the provision of services and support to more than 2,000 visually imapaired people across Berkshire

Founded 1910

  • Mission statement

    To help visually impaired people live as independently as possible and enable them to participate in the wider community.

    Much of this work is based around providing information and support to visually impaired people and their families, helping them to combat the loneliness and isolation they often experience and providing them with access to opportunity that will boost morale and self-confidence as well as be life enhancing.

  • Aims

    Berkshire County Blind Society aims to:

    • To provide visually impaired people (VIPs) with the information and support they need to live independently and safely.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1910

    Registered Charity Number: 202351

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 154

    Phone number: 0118 987 2803

    Address: Midleton House RG1 5LR

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • Hospital Information Desk for Visually Impaired Pe...

    To establish hospital information desks, run by a clinically trained member of staff, supp... More
  • Berkshire County Blind Society - enabling and empo...

    Involving younger visually impaired people in the design and delivery of projects and acti... More
  • Berkshire County Blind Society: Promoting and Enab...

    Working with around 2,000 visually impaired children and adults to enable them to gain the... More
  • Overcoming Barriers

    Archery? Yoga? Can a blind person do these things? You bet! With the right support and... More
  • Transport - Overcoming Exclusion and Isolation

    Getting from A to B can be hugely challenging for a visually impaired person, especially i... More