Connect with others via Telelink!

08 October 2021

Telelink is a virtual social program that connects like-minded people who are blind or who are experiencing low vision across a wide range of interests through telephone or video conferencing.

From social groups and hobbies to groups for parents, braille readers and Seeing Eye Dog handlers, there’s a world of connections just waiting for you.

Get social!

Meet new people and catch up for a regular chat with Telelink’s range of social groups. There are dedicated groups just for women and just for men, as well as groups for Italian, Greek, Spanish, Polish, Arabic and Mandarin speakers too.

Join a social group

Share your hobby or explore something new

From crosswords to footy tipping, you can connect with others over your favourite pastimes. Topics include:

  • Music
  • Quizzes and games
  • Current affairs discussions
  • Sports chats and AFL tipping
  • Fine arts
  • Cryptic and non-cryptic crosswords
  • Cars and mechanics
  • Bible discussion

Like to read? We’ve got regular book clubs too!

Join an interest group.

Dating, studying and more!

Join others between the ages of 18 and 30 to chat about all things dating. From tips to building your confidence and setting up dating profiles to preparing for a date and ways to find accessible dating venues, ‘Table for One’ is a lively discussion of the dating scene and welcomes people of all sexualities.

If you’re studying or considering enrolling, learn from others, share your experiences and get strategies to help you get the most out of your tertiary study experience.

Check it out.

Navigating parenthood?

Share stories, strategies and your parenting experiences with other parents who are blind or have low vision. The parenting support monthly group is your place to get great tips and advice or just have a chat about the challenges of parenthood!

Sign me up!

Considering a Seeing Eye Dog?

Already working with or are you considering a Seeing Eye Dog? Share tips, get feedback or explore what it’s like to be a Seeing Eye Dog handler with Telelink’s Dog Guide Support monthly meet up.

Join dog guide group.

Telelink is  provided at no cost to clients of Vision Australia. Want more information? Email the Telelink team now via telelinkinof@visionaustralia.org or call us on 1300 84 74 66.