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Welcome to the Herts Vision Loss website

Herts Vision Loss aims to support the county’s estimated population of 25,100 people with severe and permanent sight loss. This number is set to rise to 45,800 by 2032, according to the Royal National Institute for the Blind.  Our aim is to support any person, living in Hertfordshire with a significant sight impairment.

Herts Vision Loss new building

Herts Vision Loss have moved!

We are thrilled to announce that Herts Vision Loss have moved to our new premises. Our new address is:  

2 Brownfields
Welwyn Garden City

Please note:  we are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with our phone line. If you would like to contact the charity, please email We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Equipment and visual aids

Information Focus Day

Professional Vision Services Exhibition
In conjunction with Herts Vision Loss at Professional Vision Services, 90 Walsworth Road, Hitchin SG4 9SX

Every Tuesday 9am to 5pm – Please call ahead 01462 420751

Come along to our low vision drop-in day, where we will be demonstrating all the latest technology and equipment for the visually impaired.

If you are unable to come, please call Giles on 07775 109534 for a catalogue or home demonstration.

Upcoming Events

Our Services

We help reduce social isolation and loneliness by home visiting and befriending as well as through our social clubs

  • We provide help, support and advice to patients and clinical staff at a number of low vision hospital eye clinics across the county.
  • We have a dedicated Counselling Service.
  • We provide coaching and training for those who come into contact with blind and visually impaired people whilst providing opportunities to help and support some of our younger working age clients back into the workplace.
  • We also offer an advocacy service in partnership with Herts Help and support people in finding routes into employment or volunteering.
  • We provide advice about specialist equipment, and we run a range of events across the county
  • We have our Herts Vision Loss minibus and we take people on trips and outings.


Call 01707 324680

Open 9:30 to 16:00 Monday to Thursday

Join a social club
Volunteer with us

East herts lottery

Have you heard about the East Herts Lottery? 
Join now for your chance to win and to support Herts Vision Loss

Your support helps so many 
By taking part in the St Albans District Community Lottery you can help Herts Vision Loss by nominating us as your charity.

Just want to make a donation?
You can also use JustGiving to make a donation to Herts Vision Loss.


Philip Nicholls

Would you like to fundraise for us?

Create your own fundraising page on JustGiving to help support sight impaired people in Herts to live independent & fulfilling lives.


Our Supporters

A big thank you to all our supporters who have helped us over the years