Fighting Blindness: Supports and Resources to the Community

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Throughout the recent health crisis, the support service within Fighting Blindness have continued to run their various groups, using technology to provide individuals the opportunity to continue learning, connecting and supporting each other. We hold virtual coffee mornings, mindfulness classes and tech. groups and have online training courses also. People whom may be interested in joining any of the groups from anywhere in Ireland or wish to avail any of our services can contact us on Tel: 01 674 6496 or insight@fightingblindness.ie.

New Reach Out Service

Our Reach Out Service offers people living with sight loss a regular phone call to help them stay connected. A member of our support team will check in on how they’re coping and provide help  to find appropriate resources.To find out more : Tel: 01 674 6496  or email insight@fightingblindness.ie.

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Free counselling service for people living with sight loss

 Our Need to Talk programme offers free support to adults and young people (over the age of eleven) who are blind or partially sighted, and anyone who supports a person with sight loss. It is specifically targeted to the counties of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth. At present the counselling is been offered by telephone.

We also offer counselling services through our Insight  Counselling service for the rest of Ireland.


Support Resources by telephone

Our Support service and Insight Counselling team are monitoring our phones and emails through working remotely. Tel: 01 674 6496 or insight@fightingblindness.ie. We will try to respond as quickly as possible.

If you have anyone who is visually impaired or blind and require supports you can direct them to us : contact our support team on 01 674 6496 or email  insight@fightingblindness.ie

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