Search for advice and support
We have provided a list of local and national organisations which could offer you further advice and support.
Blind Veterans UKhttps://swansea.gov.uk/blindVeteransUK
Blind Veterans is a charity which supports blind ex-service men and women.
British Deaf Associationhttps://swansea.gov.uk/britishDeafAssociation
An organisation run by and for Deaf people, focusing on the language, community, identity and heritage of Deaf people and the representation of their needs, asp...
Calibre Audio Libraryhttps://swansea.gov.uk/calibreAudioLibrary
A national charity providing a subscription-free postal and internet service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems.
Information about guide dogs for people who are sight impaired.
A UK wide charity for people with hearing loss, their families and friends.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), one of the UK's leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted peopl...
Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)https://swansea.gov.uk/RAD
RAD works with people with all forms of deafness. It specialises in advocacy and employment issues, legal support and deaf community development.
Royal Mail - Articles for the blindhttps://swansea.gov.uk/royalMailblindScheme
The scheme is a free, 1st class or international standard service designed to support blind and visually impaired people as well as the charities that work hard...
Swansea Centre for Deaf Peoplehttps://swansea.gov.uk/centreforDeafPeople
The centre is a base for Deaf and hard of hearing people to come and attend the various activities they may be interested in.
Swansea Council for Voluntary Servicehttps://swansea.gov.uk/SCVS
Swansea Council for Voluntary Service support, develop and represent voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities across Swansea.
Swansea Disability Forumhttps://swansea.gov.uk/swanseaDisabilityforum
Run by Swansea Council for Voluntary Services, Swansea Disability Forum is an independently run forum, made up of disabled people, disability groups, voluntary ...
Swansea Law Clinichttps://swansea.gov.uk/swanseaLawClinic
Swansea Law Clinic benefits the local community by offering free initial advice about legal problems while giving our students the chance to work alongside prac...
The Accessible Friends Networkhttps://swansea.gov.uk/TAFN
TAFN is a UK charity operating over the internet to provide computer support, training and social activities for blind and visually impaired people worldwide.
The Partially Sighted Societyhttps://swansea.gov.uk/partiallySightedSociety
Provides information, advice, equipment and clear print material for people with a visual impairment to help them to make the best use of their remaining sight....
Wales Council for Deaf Peoplehttps://swansea.gov.uk/WalescouncilforDeafpeople
An umbrella organisation of associations, both voluntary and statutory, working in the field of hearing loss and deafness.
Wales Council of the Blindhttps://swansea.gov.uk/WalescounciloftheBlind
WCB is the umbrella agency representing the third sector within the visual impairment sector in Wales. It works to campaign, lobby and support the improvement o...
WCVA - Voluntary Services Emergency fundhttps://swansea.gov.uk/WCVAemergencyfund
The 2021/2022 Volunteering Wales Grants scheme is now open to applications, with an emphasis on projects supporting the Well-being of Future Generations Act.