Focus Birmingham

Focus Birmingham

Charity information

Focus Birmingham

We currently offer a range of services and resources that are designed to support independence for visually impaired people including Community Services,Low Vison Services,and Day Care Services.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Our aim is to help the 30,000 blind and partially sighted adults and children in the West Midlands to live more independent and fulfilling lives. This includes providing support to adults with sightloss and additional learning and physical disabilites.

    This includes offering information, advice, sight assessments, emotional support and practical help to the newly diagnosed and those who are struggling to cope with their sight loss throughout the region.

    We also provide a unique day centre and residential homes for visually impaired adults who have additional physical and learning disabilities.

    Focus Birmingham is the new name for Birmingham Focus on Blindness

  • Aims

    Focus Birmingham aims to:

    • Providing services and support directly to people with visual impairments and other disabilities, and their carers, to improve everyday life
    • Changing the attitudes and behavior of individuals towards people with visual impairments and other disabilities.
    • Working in partnership with other organisations to identify new opportunities to achieve our vision
  • Overview

    Established: November 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1065745

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 70

    Part time staff: 30

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 0121 478 5235

    Address: 48 Woodville Road Harborne Birmingham B17 9AT

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • ICT for visually impaired children

    To provide specially adapted computers, braillenote machines, and electric magnifiers to t... More