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SVI Management Committee
SVI Management Committee

About us

SVI is managed and run by blind and visually impaired (VI) people. We give information and support to anyone in Sandwell with an interest in visual impairment. Our services enable VI people to be as independent as possible and help overcome the challenges of sight loss. We make sure that the needs and concerns of VI people in Sandwell are embedded in local service planning and delivery.

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Latest News

Mask appeal success

Trustees and staff of SVI send out a big thank you to everyone who has so kindly responded to our masks appeal.  So far we have received over 50 reusable masks and a further 1000 disposable medical/care masks. Amongst the donors who got handy with a needle and cotton were our very own members Ian …

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Masks wanted for blind people’s charity

As news breaks that masks or covers are to be compulsory in several social settings, we urgently need your help. Are you handy with a needle and thread? Already skilled at making coronavirus masks or want to develop your creative flair? Blind and partially sighted people in Sandwell need your …

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Share your sight loss stories

A message from a member of SVI – Karren Visser. Lockdown has changed our lives and we have had to learn new ways of being in contact. Except it’s not the same as a chat over a cup of tea or a curry down the pub! Many SVI members will have either met or spoken to Becky from Multistory and me, …

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