Signposting - Health & wellbeing - Specific conditions - Guide Dogs services for children, young people and families

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Guide Dogs services for children, young people and families

Guide Dogs helps people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults. Friends and family. Parents and professionals. Whoever you are, their expert staff, volunteers and life-changing dogs are here to help you.


They can offer advice and emotional support from the moment your child is diagnosed with a vision impairment. Their team of experts has many years of experience working with children and their families, and can introduce you to a range of services based on your child’s needs, such as:

  • Education support
  • CustomEyes books
  • Technology advice service, including grants
  • Early diagnosis family support
  • Family events
  • Life skills
  • Guide dogs for children and young people
  • Buddy dogs


More information on their services can be found here or take a look at their [website]

They also have an advice line:

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