For information, for you or your family, on Coronavirus and sight loss call us on 0800 781 1444.

Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Call us, whether asking for yourself, a family member, or your child, and speak to someone from Guide Dogs who understands what you are going through (open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday). We can offer advice and support to keep you active and independent, refer you to our other services, or help you access services from other providers.

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Other information and support available to you

Sight Loss Organisations


The RNIB Helpline, for the National Library Service and support with all aspects of sight loss.

Thomas Pocklington Trust


Other Organisations



Deafblind UK

UK Government and NHS

UK Government Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

UK Government: Vulnerable Person registration (England)

NHS Coronavirus information

NHS Inform: Scotland’s national health service information

NHS Direct Wales: Coronavirus

Northern Ireland Direct: Coronavirus

Additional Websites

In Northern Ireland, we have partnered with RNIB, The Health and Social Care Board, The Department for Communities and the Department of Health, to create expert guidance and information to support those living with sight loss during this difficult time.

You may download the leaflet to read in full our collaborative advice which will also provide you with key contacts and how to get support in your local community (Northern Ireland only).

Advice for people who are blind and partially sighted