Reading community team

Here to help 

Our team in Reading is here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. We cover Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey and offer a range of services for adults and children with visual impairment. These include guide dogs, buddy dogs, life skills, sighted guiding and information and advice.

If we can support you or someone you know, or you'd like to know more about how you can get involved through volunteering or fundraising, please get in touch on 0800 781 1444 or via


  • Reading Community Team Podcast - September 2019

    In our latest Reading Community Team podcast, we speak to seven year old Zannah who took part in a sponsored swim for Guide Dogs.  Zannah has also accessed some of our Children and Young People services.  Habilitation Specialist Tori Awbery chats about the various support provided through our CYP service.  Julie and Clive give updates on the team and news of events including a Christmas concert!

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  • Reading Community Team Podcast - June 2019

    Our June edition has updates from the team. Julie and Clive have information about events for visually impaired children and young people as well as news of an Open Day at Guide Dogs head office. This edition’s guest is Wayne Townley – Training and Behaviour Advisor. Wayne chats to Clive about the new approach we are taking in training our amazing guide dogs.

    ReadingCTPodcast1903 (mp3 27.78mb)
  • Reading Community Team Podcast – April 2019

    In the April edition of the team podcast, our guests are Kate and Ron from our East Berkshire fundraising branch. We welcome a new team member and say goodbye to two others. There’s also news of some upcoming events including a teddy bear’s picnic.

    ReadingCTPodcast1902 (mp3 37.43mb)
  • Reading Community Team Podcast - February 2019

    In this edition, we hear from one of our My Sighted Guide partnerships, Lucy and Susan. There’s also news about some upcoming events and we welcome a new member of the team!

    ReadingMTPodcast1901 (mp3 34.72mb)