The Blind Foundation offers a range of support to our clients, as well as their families, friends, and caregivers. Whether you want to talk to someone about what you’re going through, get some advice on dealing with sight loss, get involved in your local community or just find other useful websites, you’re in the right place.


First we listen, then we help. Learn more about our free counselling service for people who are blind or low vision here.


Find out about our peer support service for people who are blind or have low vision, as well as their family, friends and caregivers.

Helping someone who is blind or low vision

Find out how to interact with and/or guide someone who is blind or low vision.

Helpful links

Links to other websites from New Zealand and abroad that you may find helpful.

Handy hints for low vision

A book of hints and tips for people with low vision is available- you can download it here.

Community Support Groups

If you’re blind or have low vision, or are just interested in supporting our work, Community Support Groups across the country are a great chance to get involved and active in your community. Find out more here.