Useful Links

Contact details for local organisations are listed below alphabetically by borough followed by national organisations’ websites together with social media links. Following this there are links to equipment suppliers. Further links can be found on our Coping With Sight Loss and our Carer Information pages. Please contact us to include your organisation on this page, update information or report broken links.
 

Local organisations

Barnet

Barnet Sensory Impairment Team.
2nd Floor, North London Business Park, Building 4, Oakleigh Road South, N11 1NP.
Telephone: 020 8359 5000
Email: sens-imp.team@barnet.gov.uk
Website: Barnet Sensory Impairment Team

Barnet Assisted Travel.
PO Box 49065, Assisted Travel Section, London Borough of Barnet, London, N11 1UZ.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard.
Telephone: 020 8359 4131
Email: assisted.travel@barnet.gov.uk
Website: Barnet Assisted Travel

Barnet Community Transport.
Mill Hill Depot, Bittacy Hill, London, NW7 1BL.
Provides additional bus services within the Barnet region.
Telephone: 020 8359 5014
Email: office@cthub.org.uk
Website: Barnet Community Transport

Disability Action in the Borough of Barnet (DabB).
The One Stop Shop, 4-5 The Concourse, London, NW9 5XB.
Accessible services for people with disabilities, their families and carers, living or working in Barnet.
Drop-in service: Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm.
Telephone advice: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
Telephone: 020 8446 6935.
Email: office@dabb.org.uk

Barnet Borough Sight Impaired.
BILS, Flightways, The Concourse, Grahame Park Estate, Colindale, London, NW9 5UX.
Telephone: 020 8200 5462
Email: barnetbsi@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Barnet Borough Sight Impaired

Barnet Age UK.
Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley, London, N2 8LT.
Telephone: 020 8203 5040
Website: Age UK Barnet

Barnet Young Carers and Siblings (BYCAS).
Barnet Carers Centre, 3rd Floor, Global House, 303 Ballards Lane, North Finchley, London, N12 8NP.
Telephone: 020 8343 9698
Email: admin@barnetcarers.org
Website: Barnet Young Carers

Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau.
40–44 Church End, Hendon, NW4 4JT. Drop-in service: Mondays/Fridays only, 9.30am–12.00pm.
30 Station Road, New Barnet, EN5 1PL. Drop-in service: Wednesdays only, 9.30am-12.00pm.
Telephone advice: Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.00pm (Wednesdays – 7.30pm).
Telephone: 0300 456 8365
Website: Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau

Barnet Blind & Partially Sighted Bowls Club.
1 Oakfields, Burtonhole Lane, London, NW7 1AT.
Telephone: 020 8906 8654
Email: jamesdavidgj@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Barnet Blind & Partially Sighted Bowls
 

Brent

Brent Sensory Impairment Services.
Telephone: 020 8937 1200
Email: customer.services@brent.gov.uk
Website: Brent Sensory Impairment Services

Brent Independent Travel Team.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 020 8937 5796
Email: independenttravelteam@brent.gov.uk
Website: Brent Independent Travel Services

Brent Advice Service 4 Independent Lives (BASIL).
Telephone: 0330 124 0423
Email: info@bas4il.org.uk
Website: Brent Advice Service 4 Independent Lives
 

Ealing

Ealing SVIP Team.
Customer Service Centre, Perceval House, 14-16 Uxbridge Road, London, W5 1LF.
(See website for details of local offices).
Telephone: 020 8825 8000
Email: sscallcentre@ealing.gov.uk
Website: Ealing SVIP Team

Ealing Council Travel Services.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
For Blue Badge/Freedom Pass: 020 8825 8161
For Taxicards: 020 8825 7920
Website: Ealing Council Travel Services

Ealing Community Transport.
Provides additional bus services within the Ealing region.
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.30pm.
Telephone: 020 8813 3210
Email: transport@ectgroup.co.uk
Website: Ealing Community Transport

Ealing Centre for Independent Living (ECIL).
Management Centre, 1 Bayham Road, West Ealing, W13 0TQ.
Telephone: 020 8840 8717 / 020 8840 3682
Email: ecil@ecil.org
Website: Ealing Centre for Independent Living

Ealing Specialist Advice Service (ESAS).
135 Uxbridge Road, West Ealing, London, W13 9AU.
Incorporates the information and advice services of Ealing Centre for Independent Living – a consortium with Ealing Mencap, ECIL, Age UK, Mind and DeafPlus.
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, 10.00am-4.00pm; Friday, 10.00am-1.00pm; Wednesday: closed all day.
Telephone: 020 8579 8429
Email: info@ealingsas.org.uk
Website: Ealing Specialist Advice Service

Ealing Talking Newspaper Service.
Telephone: 020 8840 2313
Email: post@ealingtalkingnewspapers.org.uk
Website: Ealing Talking Newspaper Service
 

Enfield

Enfield Sensory Impairment team.
Telephone: 020 8379 1001
Email: adultsocialcare@enfield.gov.uk
Website: Enfield Sensory Services

Enfield Concessionary Travel Team.
Enfield Council, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XY.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Monday-Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm.
Telephone: 020 8379 2228
Email: ctravel@enfield.gov.uk
Website: Enfield Concessionary Travel

Enfield Disability Action.
Community House, 311 Fore Street, London, N9 0PZ.
Telephone: 020 8373 6228
Email: eda@e-d-a.org.uk
Website: Enfield Disability Action

Enfield Vision.
263 High Street, Ponders End, Enfield, EN3 4DW.
Telephone: 020 8351 7259
Email: information@enfieldvision.org.uk
Website: Enfield Vision

Enfield Talking Newspaper Service.
Telephone: 07843 445963
Email: enfieldtn@hotmail.com
Website: Enfield Talking Newspaper Service

Enfield Children & Young Persons Services (ECYPS).
The ARK, Unit 1, 500 Montagu Road, Edmonton, N9 0UR.
Telephone: 020 8373 2710/11
Email: hamidaecyps@gmail.com
Website: Enfield Children & Young Persons Services
 

Haringey

Haringey Phoenix Group.
Winkfield Resource Centre, 33 Winkfield Road, London, N22 5RP.
Includes Haringey Talking Newspaper Service and Haringey People magazine.
Telephone: 020 8889 7070
Email: haringeyphoenixgroup@yahoo.co.uk
Website: Haringey Phoenix Group

Haringey Concessionary Travel Services.
Haringey Council, Civic Centre, High Road, Wood Green, London, N22 8LE.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 020 8489 1000
Email: concessionary.travel@haringey.gov.uk
Website: Haringey Concessionary Travel Services
 

Harrow

Harrow Sensory Disability Service.
Civic 3, Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2XR.
Telephone: 020 8901 2680
Email: AHadults@harrow.gov.uk
Website: Harrow Sensory Disability Service

Harrow Concessionary Travel Service.
PO Box 592, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 9BN.
Administers Blue Badge scheme, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 020 8901 2680
Email: concessionarytravel@harrow.gov.uk
Website: Harrow Concessionary Travel Service

Harrow Talking Newspaper.
Unit 1, Central Depot, Forward Drive, Harrow, HA3 8NT.
Telephone: 020 8907 9677
Email: Harrow Talking Newspaper email
Website: Harrow Talking Newspaper
Weekly subscription service, posted out on Thursday evenings in mp3 format on memory stick (Sovereign player provided to subscribers).
Submission deadline: Tuesday evening for inclusion in next edition.

Harrow Children’s Sensory Team.
Alexandra Avenue Health & Care Centre, 275 Alexandra Avenue, South Harrow, Middx HA2 9DX.
Telephone: 020 8966 6370
Email: CST@harrow.gov.uk
Website: Harrow Children’s Sensory Team

Harrow Association of Disabled people (HAD).
The Wealdstone Centre, 38-40 High Street, Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 7AE.
Telephone: 020 8861 9920
Email: general@had.org.uk
Website: Harrow Association of Disabled people

Age UK Harrow.
3rd Floor Premier House, 1 Canning Road, Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 7TS.
Open: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, 10am-1pm.
Closed: Wednesday/Friday except for appointments.
Telephone: 020 8861 7980
Email: enquiries@ageukharrow.org.uk

Harrow Macular Society.
The Royal British Legion, 76 Northolt Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0DW.
Telephone: 0300 3030 111
 

Hillingdon

Hillingdon Sensory Team.
2N/08, Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1UW.
Telephone: 01895 556633
Email: socialcaredirect@hillingdon.gov.uk
Website: Hillingdon Sensory Team Fact Sheets

Hillingdon Council Transport Services.
2W/11 Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1UW.
Administers Blue Badge, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 01895 556633
Email: socialcaredirect@hillingdon.gov.uk
Website: Hillingdon Transport Services

Hillingdon Community Transport.
Block B, Harlington Road Depot, 128 Harlington Road, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB8 3EU.
Provides additional bus services within the Hillingdon region.
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9.30am.-3.30pm.
Telephone: 01895 277773
Email: hct@hillingdon.gov.uk
Website: Hillingdon Community Transport

Hillingdon Talking Newspaper Service.
Telephone: 01895 250827
Email: htncoord@gmail.com
Website: Hillingdon Talking Newspaper Service

Disablement Association Hillingdon (DASH).
Wood End Centre, Judge Heath Lane, Hayes, UB3 2PB.
Telephone: 020 8848 8319
Email: info@dash.org.uk
Website: Disablement Association Hillingdon
 

Hounslow

Hounslow Sensory Impairment Team.
London Borough of Hounslow, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
Telephone: 020 8583 3100
Email: adultsocialcare@hounslow.gov.uk
Website: Hounslow Sensory Impairment team

Hounslow Concessionary Travel Unit.
London Borough of Hounslow, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
Administers Blue Badge, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 020 8583 3073
Website: Hillingdon Concessionary Travel Unit
 

Richmond

Richmond Sensory Services.
Telephone: 020 8891 7971
Email: adultsocialservices@richmond.gov.uk
Website: Richmond Sensory Services

Richmond Accessible Transport.
4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT.
Administers Blue Badge, Freedom Pass and Taxicard Scheme.
Telephone: 020 8831 6191 / 6097
Email: accessibletransport@richmond.gov.uk
Website: Richmond Accessible transport Unit

Richmond Advice and Information on Disability (AID).
Telephone: 020 8831 6070
Email: info@richmondaid.org.uk
Website: Richmond Advice and Information on Disability

Richmond Talking Newspaper Service.
Telephone: 020 8892 0826
Email: mail@richmondtalkingnewspaper.org.uk
Website: Richmond Talking Newspaper Service

Visually Impaired Society Of Richmond (VISOR).
Sheen Lane Centre, 74 Sheen Lane, London, SW14 8LP.
Drop-in open on Wednesdays.
Telephone: 020 8487 5301 Mondays 10am-4pm
Website: Visually Impaired Society Of Richmond
 
 

National Organisations

Website Facebook Twitter
Action For Blind People Action for Blind People on Facebook Action For Blind People on Twitter
Aidis Trust Aidis Trust on Facebook Aidis Trust on Twitter
Blind Children UK Blind Children UK on Facebook Blind Children UK on Twitter
British Blind Sport British Blind Sport on Facebook British Blind Sport on Twitter
British Computer Assoc. of the Blind BCAB on Twitter
Blind in Business Blind in Business on Facebook Blind in Business on Twitter
Blind Veterans Blind Veterans on Facebook Blind Veterans on Twitter
British Wireless for the Blind Fund BWBF on Facebook BWBF on Twitter
Clarity Clarity on Facebook Clarity on Twitter
Contact A Family Contact A Family on Facebook Contact A Family on Twitter
Deafblind UK Deafblind UK on Facebook Deafblind UK on Twitter
Diabetes UK Diabetes UK on Facebook Diabetes UK on Twitter
DisabledGo DisabledGo on Facebook DisabledGo on Twitter
Fight Against Blindness
Fight For Sight Fight For Sight on Facebook Fight For Sight on Twitter
Guide Dogs Guide Dogs on Facebook Guide Dogs on Twitter
Henshaws Society for Blind People Henshaws on Facebook Henshaws on Twitter
InfoSound London InfoSound on Facebook
International Glaucoma Association IGA on Facebook IGA on Twitter
Jewish Care Jewish Care on Facebook Jewish Care on Twitter
LOOK UK LOOK UK on Facebook LOOK UK on Twitter
Macular Society Macular Society on Facebook Macular Society on Twitter
Moorfields Eye Hospital Moorfields on Facebook Moorfields on Twitter
National Eye Institute National Eye Institute on Twitter
National Eye Health Education Programme (social media only) NEHEP on Facebook NEHEP on Twitter
National Federation for the Blind UK NFBUK on Twitter
Nystagmus Network Nystagmus Network on Facebook Nystagmus Network on Twitter
OBAC Organisation of Blind African Caribbeans
The Partially Sighted Society
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) RP on Facebook RP on Twitter
Royal Blind Society Royal Blind Society on Facebook Royal Blind Society on Twitter
RNIB RNIB on Facebook RNIB on Twitter
Royal National College for the Blind RNC Facebook RNC on Twitter
SeeAbility SeeAbility on Facebook SeeAbility on Twitter
Sense Sense on Facebook Sense on Twitter
Shape Arts Shape Arts on Facebook Shape Arts on Twitter
Thomas Pocklington Trust TPT on Facebook TPT on Twitter
Visionary Visionary on Facebook Visionary on Twitter