Useful Links

There are lots of organisations, local and national, that offer many brilliant resources, activities, and support.

We have listed some contacts that may be useful below. If you know of a charity or organisation which you use and think our others would benefit from, please do let us know.

Visual Impairment Team

A team of specialist workers who have a range of skills to support people with all issues related to Visual Impairment across all ages.

The team will work with you to understand your needs, which can lead to:

· Specialist information and advice

· Mobility training

· Daily living skills support/training

· Demonstration/provision of specific equipment

· Signposting to other services

Contact Details

Telephone: 01865 894935

Support and Services

Audio Books

A range of audio book services are available through RNIB, Calibre, Amazon Audible and your local library, please contact us for up-to-date information.

Clubs & Activities

There are a range of local social clubs and sporting activities across Oxfordshire for more information please visit our Clubs and Groups page or our Coming Up page, alternatively contact us for more details.

Local & National Talking News

Talking newspapers are available in a range of formats from local districts across Oxfordshire and nationally.

National Talking Newspapers and Magazines

Oxtalk – Oxford Talking Newspaper

Banbury Talking Newspaper

Witney Talking Newspaper

DAWN – Didcot, Abingdon and Wantage Talking Newspaper

Wallingford Talking Newspaper


For up-to-date advice on benefits please call either:

·  Oxfordshire Specialist Advice Service – 01865 410660

·  Citizens Advice Service – 03444 111 444

Or visit RNIB Benefits page: RNIB Money and Benefits

Local Information Services

For a range of local support and services:

· Community Information Network: or call Age UK on 0345 450 1276

· LiveWell Oxfordshire:

Blue Badge

For advice and applications for a blue badge parking permit please visit: or call: 0345 050 7666

Concessionary bus pass & Railcard

· For a disabled persons bus pass please visit: or contact your local library.

· Disabled Persons Railcard – 0345 605 0525

Useful Contacts

· Oxford Eye Hospital – 01865 234 567

· Oxfordshire Social and Healthcare team & Carers Oxfordshire – 0345 050 7666

· Age UK Oxfordshire – 0345 450 1276

· Oxfordshire County Council Hearing Impairment Team – 01865 894925

· Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) – 0303 123 9999

· Macular Society – 0300 3030 111

· Blind Veterans UK – 0800 389 7979

· Guide Dogs – 0118 983 5555

· Retina UK – 01280 821334

· Glaucoma UK  – 01233 648170

· Sense – 0300 330 9250

Want to get involved?

You can get involved with MyVision Oxfordshire, if you have some time to spare then volunteering as a befriender might be of interest.

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