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Changes in vision

Live the life you choose

Each of us has our own goals and aspirations. Whatever your level of vision, your experience is entirely your own and so are your needs. 

Is your eye sight changing?

Finding out that you are losing vision can be a shock. Turn to us for help with everything that’s involved with adjusting to vision loss. 

Eye problems - we can help

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander vision loss support. If you think your eyesight is getting worse then Vision Australia can help. 

Skills to support people with vision loss

Everyone appreciates a helping hand from time to time. We all have preferences for what we want help with and how that help is given.

Let's Talk About Vision Loss

Listen to stories of others living with vision conditions, the challenges and supports that helped them to continue to do the things they've always done.

Services and support

Vision Australia services overview

A 1 page summary of service and supports we offer to support people who are blind or have low vision. 

Supporting you on your employment pathway

If your aim is to get work-ready, find a job or make the most of the one you have, Vision Australia can help by tailoring a plan to your needs.

Emotional and social support: Share with people who understand

Living with vision loss can involve significant challenges but there are positives that can come from the experience. 

Your library for lifelong learning and leisure

If you have a print disability such as blindness, low vision, dyslexia or multiple sclerosis, Vision Australia’s Library is the place to find reading material in a format that suits you.

Client information

Information for new clients

This document covers key information about your rights and responsibilities, your privacy, services, and how you can provide feedback. 

Charter of Aged Care rights

We provide specialised vision services through Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), a Government funding scheme.  

About funding

Your NDIS Success: Client Information Booklet

An introductory guide to the NDIS, the steps you'll take to apply and how we can help you through this process.

Your NDIS Success: Planning Guide

Using this planning guide is a great first step. Completing this guide will help to prepare you for your NDIS funding meeting. 

Home care packages (Aged care) 2019 - Victoria

If you or your loved one would like to remain living at home and independent for longer, Vision Australia can assist you with services, supports and to access government funding.

A guide to the Disability Support Pension (blind)

This self-advocacy information guide will help you understand the Disability Support Pension (Blind).

A guide to the Age Pension (blind)

This guide helps you understand the Age Pension (Blind).

A guide to transitioning to the Age Pension (blind)

This guide helps you decide if you want to transition from the Disability Support Pension (Blind), (DSP (Blind) to the Age Pension (Blind).

Children and young people

Children, adolescents and families: Strong foundations for life

Support for children, young people and families. Offering a personalised approach to child development, focusing on four key areas of life. 

Children with Vision Loss: What can they see?

This book will help you understand what a child with low vision can see. It’s important to remember that low vision is individual to each child and to each eye condition.

Volunteer

Become a carer for a future Seeing Eye Dog

Everyone loves a puppy. This is your chance to take care of one and make a difference to someone’s life.

Make a real difference as a volunteer

Volunteering is a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives while developing your own skills.

Alternative formats

Request an alternative format

Booklets and brochures are also available in braille and audio, contact us to request these formats.

Other languages

Explore other languages

Explore the range of client information booklets that have been translated into other languages.