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Update: Covid-19

Lockdown lifting and MAB

14th September 2020:  MAB are continuing to restore services halted during the lockdown period. Our staff have received training to provide our Home Visiting service, taking all necessary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and our Mobile Resource Unit is again visiting locations across the region. Our Employment Service, I.T. Training service and Braille Training service are all currently based at our Head Office. If you require information regarding our local V.I. groups, please contact us on 020 8423 5141.


Middlesex Association for the Blind provides support for people with a visual impairment to help them to lead full, active and independent lives. We support people living in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Enfield, Harrow, Haringey, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond.

We offer the following range of services to help blind, partially sighted or deaf-blind people.

Rapid Response Service

We provide one-to-one support for people newly diagnosed with a sight impairment. We provide information, advice and guidance for clients according to their needs.

Home Visiting Service

Our team of volunteers and support workers can advise you on living independently in your own home. We provide friendship, support and practical assistance around the house.

Employment Service

Our employment service provides advice to those looking to return to work. We equip people with the skills and confidence to successfully apply for jobs and to develop their career.

Braille and I.T. Training

Our I.T. and Braille training provide skills to help you in accessing information and services, allowing you to read braille and access online resources as well as using email.

Resource Centres

Our local resource centres allow you to get advice as well as allowing you to try out specialised equipment and technologies for the home and when out-and-about.

Mobile Resource Unit

Our mobile resource unit visits across the region allowing you to try out specialised equipment and technologies within your local area. The times, dates and locations for the unit are listed online.

Equipment For Sale

We sell second-hand equipment including electronic magnifiers, talking clocks and watches, lighting and big button phones. Visit our eBay page for current equipment for sale or contact us on 020 8423 5131 for further information or to try out equipment.

MidSight

We provide information help desks in local hospital eye clinics providing counselling, support, advice and information for those coming to terms with a visual impairment.

You can find further information about these and other services provided by us on this website. Alternatively, please contact us for further information about our range of services.

Information and Advice for carers can be found on our website with information about where you can get advice and support, not just for the person for whom you care, but for yourself, too.

Links and contact numbers providing details of local and national organisations, as well as web pages by and for blind and partially sighted people can be found under Information and Advice.

Volunteer with us. We are always seeking volunteers to help our clients on our Home Visiting Service and our MidSight Hospital Information points, as well as across a range of other activities that we run. Further information about volunteering with us can be found under Support Us.