Below are some of the main services we offer:
Living with sight loss can involve a lot of extra expense. Our See Me Right service offers benefit and entitlements advice to blind and partially sighted people. Contact 0131 652 3144 or email [email protected]. You can also call our national Helpline for advice on 0303 123 9999.
RNIB Scotland's Education and Family Services works with children and their families from the point of diagnosis, on through the young person's school, college and university education. They also support our Haggeye youth forum.
We support blind and partially sighted people to retain employment, and employers to recruit people with sight loss.
Instead of your local social work department providing or arranging services for you, Self Directed Support allows you to arrange services for yourself, choosing what to buy and how much to spend. It puts you in control.
We provide a range of social work and other support services for people with sight loss living in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We also offer social work services for people with sight loss and a learning disability across the UK.
Our resource centres have a selection of special equipment aids to daily living for people with sight problems including; aids to magnification, specialist lighting, talking watches and clocks, and information on different eye conditions to help you understand your diagnosis
We offer practical and emotional support through our Eye Clinic Liaison Officers to help people come to terms with sight loss in different parts of Scotland. Our Need to Talk service can offer free counselling and confidence building to people living in Western Scotland.
RNIB Access Consultancy Services help improve access to buildings, streets, transport, signage, tactile images and maps, way-finding, products, websites and information.