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Southampton Sight
Helping Blind and Partially Sighted People

Southampton Sight is a small local charity providing a range of services to visually impaired people, and their families and carers.  Our services include:

  • Resource Centre
  • Regular Newsletter
  • Talking Library
  • Social and Leisure Activities
  • Family Activity Group
  • Toy Library
  • Carers Support Group
  • Support Services

If you are sight impaired or severely sight impaired, Registration with us is Free.   

Our Centre is located in Bassett Avenue, and is open between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday, except Bank Holidays and Public Holidays.





This website is no longer being updated.  Our new website is www.southamptonsight.org.uk.  




Resource Centre

We have an excellent and well stocked equipment Resource Centre.  You can make appointments to visit any time throughout the week or just drop in on Wednesday mornings between 10am and 12 noon.


We offer a free quarterly Newsletter in a variety of formats including large print and memory stick.  The Newsletter is packed with information, advice, and fun. If you wish to receive a copy please contact the Centre and let us know which format you prefer.

Talking Library

We offer a free talking library service via the post.


Why not try one of our Social Groups. We offer a wide range of activities including:
  • Tai Chi
  • Monday Activity Group
  • Bridge Group
  • Wednesday Social Group
  • Book Group
  • Writing Salon
  • Lunch Club
  • Four C's
  • Family Activity Group
  • Young Persons Group
  • Deaf Club
  • Visually Impaired Peer Support (no charge)

All activities cost just £3 per session, and transport is available for £7 return within the City boundaries.

Family Activity Group and Toy Library

We have a well stocked Children's Toy and Audio Library open every second Saturday of the month between 10am and 12 noon at the Centre.  Children and young people can borrow toys, games, and audio books.  Why don't you drop in and join our Family Activity Group which takes place at the same time.  

How You can help Us

As a charity we are dependent on support from individuals, groups, and organisations.

Volunteers are very important to us, enabling us to help people and continue to provide the many services and activities we offer.

Southampton Sight does not receive government funding.  Financial donations are essential for us to continue to offer services.

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