About Us

Helping hands for the blind is a small, local and friendly  charity based in Basingstoke.

The Charity exists to meet the needs of people with a visual impairment by providing those services which are either not provided, or not sufficiently provided by other organisations or agencies.

Helping hands for the blind is a problem solving, local friendly charity that blind people can turn to in times of need.

The charity, which was registered in2012, was set up by the current Chairperson, David Chatten smith.

David became blind in December 2004, after being suddenly struck down with Meningitis, which left him totally blind.

Even with his own disability, David has dedicated a major portion of his life to helping other blind and visually impaired people with in the community.

. In 2012 David teamed up with a few of his newly made friends and after many months of frustration they decided to set up a charity organization in Basingstoke to do just what they have been looking for.

Helping Hands for the Blind is a registered charity and has a working and valid Constitution, we have a passionate board of trustees, and is run by sighted and visually impaired staff and volunteers. we are here when you need us to help more people live independent lives

 We also work hard to ensure that the views and needs of visually impaired people are listened to in all levels of society. Helping Hands for the Blind is growing all the time, with more people benefiting from our vital support, and we need volunteers, donations and fund-raising support to help us provide more services to people with sight loss.