Kingston VI Parliament

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The Kingston Visually Impaired (VI) Parliament organises social activities for the VI community in Kingston upon Thames, and other nearby areas. The aims of the VI Parliament can be summed up by the word SIGHT as follows:
Support - to offer support to people with a visual impairment and raise awareness.
Inspire - to inspire those with a visual impairment so that they can achieve many of their goals whether this be through education, employment or living independently.
Gather - the VI Parliament, with the help of the visually impaired community, want to gather information therefore improving services within our community.
Highlight – to highlight where improvements can be made to all relevant organisations and services such as health, transport, employment, education, social care and Leisure.
Teach – to teach awareness of visual impairment and how this affects those living in a sighted world.

Was previously known as Kingston Visual Impairment Youth Group.

Services offered:

  • Equality advice
  • Volunteering
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Book clubs

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  • This organisation was verified on 3 November 2016