Supporting people with sight loss since 1958


Residential Home

Other Services

Equipment and Information Centre





Day Trips

Theatre Trips

Special Events



This web site is designed to enable ease of use for the visually impaired







Southend Blind Welfare Organisation is an independent charity which provides

practical help to visually impaired people in and around the Southend-on-Sea area.












More projects are already in place and we are planning exciting new services to

give visually impaired people the chance to do what they want and opportunities

to gain confidence  and 21st century skills.




Lily the PAT dog who visits our clubs


Click here for more information and to vote for Lily on

the PAT dog of the year 2014/2015



The Equipment and Information Centre


Situated in Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff, the Centre offers people with sight

problems a chance to try out a large range of specialist equipment including

voice enhanced computers and CCTVs.  Many other aids to daily independent l

iving can also be demonstrated by our team of volunteers.


For more information: click here


Second Hand Equipment for Sale: click here



Residential Home


Elkington House, Westcliff on Sea


A specialist residential home which offers sensitive care to

older people with sight problems in a friendly and warm environment.


For more information: click here




Charity Shop


We also have a very popular our charity shop in Hamlet Court Road building.

Donations always welcome


For more information: click here



Clubs & Social Activities


If social activity is what you want,

then why not come along to one of our social clubs.

Each offer lots of support, entertainment and good company.


Telephone: (01702) 342131 for more information or click here




Day Trips, Theatre Trips & Special Events


Various holidays, day trips and special events are available for

people with sight loss and their carers.  Rambling and walking,

group holidays, day trips, theatre trips and lots more.


Telephone: (01702) 342131 for more information




Click here for day trips


Click here for theatre trips


Click here for special events



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