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Welcome to Blind Veterans UK

We helped veteran Ken rebuild his life after his sight failed, his wife died and he became isolated and lonely. Watch how his life turned around when he joined our charity.

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Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Servicemen and women to rebuild their lives after sight loss.

We provide rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to veterans regardless of how or when they lost their sight. We’re here to help blind veterans regain their independence and live the life they choose.

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Our handy online checker tells you if you're eligible in just a few seconds

Try our new eligibility checker

Not sure if you qualify for support from Blind Veterans UK? Use our new online eligibility checker to find out. Answer a few simple questions about your service record and sight loss and in just a few seconds you'll know if you can apply for our support. 

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Apply for support

Do you have a vision impairment and a service record? Find out how to apply for support from Blind Veterans UK.

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Why we need your help

See how your support can change blind veterans’ lives

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Tens of thousands

of blind veterans across the UK still need our support

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1,327 volunteers worked with us during the coronavirus pandemic
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4,245 blind veterans were supported by us in the past year
Our impact