"I work for an organisation that supports people with sight loss, and the number of calls to our telephone line and emails to our mailbox has increased significantly."

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"We find that individuals or organisations seeking to help often cannot get in contact with the Council’s Sensory Services.

Many of our callers don’t have computers to use Zoom or Teams and many people feel lonely and feel isolated.

We have been able to provide another outlet and lifeline for them to talk to someone who has experienced some of the same issues in coping with their loss of sight."