BASIS - Blind and Sight Impaired Society

BASIS - Blind and Sight Impaired Society

At a glance


  • Physical disabilities

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Geographical remit: 


BASIS supports adults with sight loss in South Essex, helping to reduce isolation, increase confidence and promote independent living. The areas of South Essex we cover are: Basildon, Billericay, Wickford, Thurrock, Benfleet and Canvey Island. Blind and Sight Impaired Society (BASIS) was formerly known as PAVIS Foundation for Visually Impaired People and was set up in 1998.


  • Home visiting scheme
  • Resource Centre
  • Social and activity based groups
  • Advice on equipment
  • Computer training
  • Braille training
  • Quarterly newsletter


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