Support for those with different abilities

Do you have problems with everyday living because of sight or hearing problems? Perhaps you look after someone who is blind or deaf? 

Is it hard to get information or share in normal activities because of these problems? We may be able to help you meet these challenges and want to help you to be as independent as possible. We want to boost your levels of confidence whether at home or out and about.

You can contact us by telephone or letter. We can also offer contact by text message, textphone, fax, email, large print, Braille and audio format. If you need information in a language other than English please tell us. We have staff who can communicate in British Sign Language, Sign Supported English and Deafblind manual. Please also tell us how you would like us to contact you in the future, for example if you prefer large print or text message.

To be eligible for our support you must live within the Southampton city boundary.

We will then offer you an assessment of need and if you meet our eligibility criteria we may be able to offer you a service. This is usually done at your home.

You can complete a self-assessment of your care needs:

Care self-assessment

For more information please contact us.


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