I can’t get to the shops, is there any help?

Depending on where you live, there will probably be a local community transport operator which provides a service that will drop off local residents at a supermarket or nearby town centre. They may also operate, or be able to direct you to, a local Shopmobility scheme which can provide equipment or a guide for your shopping trip. Find your nearest community transport operator on Sightline or visit Community Transport Assocation.

Some local societies for people with sight loss and voluntary organisations also offer a shopping service, where a volunteer will do your shopping for you. To find your nearest local society on Sightline or contact our Helpline on:

You could also use online shopping, which is now offered by most high street stores as an easy and accessible alternative to organising a trip into town. Most supermarkets also allow you to choose a delivery time suitable to your needs.

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