SeeAbility (The Royal School for the Blind)

SeeAbility (The Royal School for the Blind)

Charity information

SeeAbility (The Royal School for the Blind)

SeeAbility is unique. Our specialist support enriches the lives of people with sight loss and multiple disabilities.

We support over 200 people every day and work with thousands more across the UK to prevent avoidable sight loss.

Founded 1799

  • Mission statement

    SeeAbility aims to see beyond disability. We enrich the lives of people living with sight loss and multiple disabilities. People with these unique combination of needs require a specialist approach. That is what makes us different.

    We offer specialist support to people :
    - living with SeeAbility, currently in 23 locations
    - living in their own homes
    - attending our vibrant activity centres

    We directly support over 225 people every day and demand is growing.

    Through this work, we have seen adults with complex needs and sight loss, who have missed out on good eye care as children, sometimes with tragic consequences.

    We're passionate about growing and sharing our knowledge to prevent avoidable sight loss. Trust, integrity and respect are a the heart of our work and we do what we say.

    We enable people living with sight loss and multiple disabilities to:
    - look after their eyes and vision
    - look after their health and well being
    - maintain and develop life skills
    - make choices
    - live in a place that meets their needs
    - be a valued part of their community

    We work with people to realise their individual potential and often transform lives.

  • Aims

    SeeAbility (The Royal School for the Blind) aims to:

    • Prevent avoidable sight loss.
    • Give specialist support enabling people to enjoy a fulfilling life with as much independence as possible.
    • Challenge health inequalities.
    • Be the national voice on behalf of people with sight loss and multiple disabilities.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1799

    Registered Charity Number: 255913

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 225

    Part time staff: 300

    Volunteers: 230

    Phone number: 01372755015

    Address: Newplan House 41 East Street Epsom KT17 1BL

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