How we can support you
Whether you are looking for practical information or emotional support, online, by phone or face-to-face, we’re here to help.
All of our services are free to access and offered in a range of accessible formats. These include:
Website – RetinaUK.org.uk
A wealth of information on inherited sight loss, available support and current research.
Helpline: 0300 111 4000 | helpline@RetinaUK.org.uk
Our Helpline is run by volunteers with lived experience of inherited sight loss. They can answer your questions and signpost to condition-specific information, benefits, employment and education or offer a listening ear.
Talk and Support
Our Talk and Support service links people who may be feeling isolated or lonely with a volunteer for regular contact. Request a referral via our Helpline.
Local Peer Support Groups
Our local peer support groups meet in person or virtually and are a welcoming, safe and friendly place for people to share experiences, tips and information and form friendships.
Our online Discover Wellbeing course helps people affected by inherited sight loss to develop an awareness of emotional wellbeing and the practical skills to adapt to life’s ups and downs.
Our Unlock Genetics resource provides clear, trustworthy and balanced information on genetics, inheritance patterns, accessing a genetic test and genetic counselling.
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- YouTube (@RetinaUK)
- Podcast on Anchor FM. It is also available on Spotify, Apple and Google podcasts,
- Facebook groups:
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