BASIS – Blind and Sight Impaired Society – South Essex

BASIS supports adults with sight loss in South Essex, helping to reduce isolation, increase confidence and promote independent living.

BASIS services

BASIS offer the following:

  • home visiting scheme
  • resource centre
  • social and activity based groups
  • advice on equipment
  • computer training
  • braille training
  • quarterly newsletter

The charity works closely with Guide Dogs and RNIB which means they can share information and advice about their activities and services too.  BASIS also frequently co-host events with Guide Dogs and RNIB.

Who the service provides for

18 year olds and above with a visual impairment.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm

Phone number

01268 522817

Operational locations

  • Basildon
  • Canvey Island
  • Thurrock


Bradbury House
SS16 5BP