Charity information

Open Sight

Open Sight is the largest charitable organisation in Hampshire working with people who have, or who are at risk of developing sight loss. Based in Eastleigh, Open Sight has provided uninterrupted support to the blind and partially sighted community of Hampshire since 1922.

Founded 1922

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to support people with sight impairment or who are at risk of sight loss to achieve their personal goals, remain independent and live a full life. We work with visually impaired people, their family, colleagues and friends in coping with both the practical and the emotional issues arising from their sight loss.

  • Aims

    Open Sight aims to:

    • provide advice, information and guidance;
    • Promote Independent Living
  • Overview

    Established: March 1922

    Registered Charity Number: 1055498

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 8

    Volunteers: 350

    Phone number: 02380641244

    Address: 25 Church Road SO50 6BL

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