Guide Dogs

National Service

Provider details

Service Description:
Our experts can help children and young people to live actively, independently and well with sight loss. Whether you’re asking for yourself, a member of your family, or your child, speak to someone from our friendly team today for more information.

Our information and advice service can help you with Family support, Education support, Technology grants and sensory toys.

Other services include:
My Life Skills a service designed to help children and young people navigate the world around them, thereby building their confidence and independence.

My Time to Play fun and supportive online and face-to-face sessions help children aged 0-4 develop through play, and parents can also connect with other families.

CustomEyes for everyone aged 0-25 with a vision impairment, or dyslexia. We produce books in large print, tailor-made to suit each child’s eye condition.

Tech for All provide children with a vision impairment in the UK aged 3-18 with a free iPad or iPhone. We are now registering future interest in this service with the expectation we can support more children with tech in 2022.

Family events
Our UK-wide programme of activity days provides the opportunity for children and parents to meet other families and access advice from our specialist team.

Buddy dogs
Our buddy dogs help children and young people build confidence in themselves and trust in their surroundings and can have a hugely positive effect on the whole family’s wellbeing.

Guide dogs
Our guide dogs give people with sight loss the confidence to get out and about safely. Whether helping young people get to school or college, to an exercise class or to meet their friends, they provide life-changing practical support every single day.

Contact details

Telephone:
0800 781 1444
Address:
6 James Whatman Court,
ME15 5PP
Distance From You:
Not Available
Web Site/Timetable:
Not Available

Childcare Information

Age Groups:
Not Available
Daily Session Times:
Not Available
Costs:
Not Available
Registered for 2yr Old Funding:
No
Registered for 3/4yr Old Funding:
No
Offers 30 Hours places:
No
Offers childcare outside of term time:
No
Special Needs Area of Experience:
Dyslexia
Visual Impairment
SEND Information:
Not Available

School Pickups

Schools Visited:
Not Available

FISD Update

Last Updated:
16/12/2021 00:00:00