Guide Dogs

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We are Guide Dogs and we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults, friends and family, parents and professionals – whoever you are, our expert staff, volunteers and life-changing dogs are here to help you.

We’re here to give advice and emotional support from the moment your child is diagnosed with a vision impairment. Our team of experts has many years of experience working with children and their families, and can introduce you to a range of services based on your child’s needs, such as:

  • Education support
  • CustomEyes books
  • Technology advice service, including grants
  • Early diagnosis family support
  • Family events
  • Life skills
  • Guide dogs for children and young people
  • Buddy dogs

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General info

Further information

  • Are you eligible
  • Children and young people with visual impairment.

  • How to access
  • Phone our advice line on 0800 781 1444

  • When is it available
  • Contact hours: 9am to 5pm