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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Action for Blind People

    Action for Blind People is a national charity providing free and confidential support for blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of their lives. One call to Action means help with anything from finding a job, applying for benefits, housing issues to information on local services.

    ABAPSTAS (the Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Teachers and Students) was founded in 1970 by visually impaired people with the primary aim of supporting students, teachers and lecturers. Since then, ABAPSTAS has grown into a national self-help and campaigning organisation with a strong...
  • ADA Reading Service for the Blind

    Volunteer readers will transfer written and printed material on to audio tapes provided by the client.
  • Aniridia Network UK

    The Aniridia Network UK is a support group for people with aniridia and their families. They have been working, as a small un-funded committee, to provide support since 2000 and therefore their services are currently select but growing. They currently provide: Support for people with aniridia...
  • Association of Blind Piano Tuners

    The Association of Blind Piano Tuners (ABPT) exists to serve the professional and particular needs of its members and other blind and partially sighted piano tuners throughout the world. There are three categories of membership: member; associate member; student member. Only full members may add...
  • Association of Visually Impaired Office Staff - AVIOS

    Self-help organisation for all visually impaired people who use office equipment.
  • Big Print

    Big Print is a weekly newspaper for those that experience sight difficulties.
  • Blind Business Association

    Association of those visually impaired who are self-employed.
  • British Blind Sport : BBS

    British Blind Sport is an organisation concerned with sporting activity for the visually impaired. It is an umbrella organisation for a range of committees which deal with specific sports. Contact the above number for a contact person in the sport of your choice who may be able to give details of...
  • British Computer Association of the Blind

    The British Computer Association of the Blind (BCAB) is a self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users and was founded in 1969. The website includes the BCAB brochure with information on its aims and objectives, its services, the annual subscription and how you can become a...