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SVI Members and volunteers having fun at Dartmouth Central Club
SVI members and volunteers relaxing after a park walk

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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

Social activities over the festive season

We've lots coming up so you can meet and mingle in the lead up to Christmas. The dark nights and cold days are really with us now, so why not cheer yourselves up with some pre-festive treats and winter warmers as you join your SVI friends for some of the below activities. Tea and Toast Plus at SVI, …

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Better Mental Health Focus Groups

Have your say on how to improve mental health in Sandwell. Last year we invited members to take part in two focus groups to offer feedback on the Sandwell Better Mental Health Strategy draft plan.  Now the plan has progressed to the next stage and we seek your feedback again. This is really …

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Changes to our swimming sessions

We're moving our swimming sessions to a Monday. And we've got extra support available to help you get the best out of the sessions. From Monday 27 November, join us at West Bromwich Leisure Centre, from 3 pm to 4 pm for our new swimming sessions. There's extra support from Toni, a professional …

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