Centre of Excellence for Sensory Impairment (COESI)
COESI is a new charity which develops and provides integrated services for people with sensory impairments where there are gaps in provision. Its aim is to enable and support people of all ages with a hearing, visual, or dual sensory impairment, and their families and carers, providing a central source of information.
The Charity is developing new activities and integrated services, networking with local and national organisations in the voluntary, third and statutory sectors around the UK.
We have a telephone number in Croydon, London at our Registered Office – 020 8686 0049.
Phab – People Have Abilities
Phab inspires and supports disabled and non-disabled children, young people and adults to make more of life together – breaking down community barriers, reducing social isolation, and creating opportunities for all involved to enjoy the same activities and challenges side by side.
London Borough of Croydon Sensory Impairment Team
The team has specialists in sight impairments, hearing impairments and dual sensory loss, providing an efficient and dedicated service, promoting independence and wellbeing.
Macular Society Croydon Support Group
Our groups provide information and support to those with macular disease, their family and friends. Each one is a welcoming and compassionate place to learn about the support available, build your confidence, and better understand your own macular disease. And, of course, it’s a chance to make new friends who really understand what sight loss is like. The group meet on the 2nd Monday of every month from 1pm to 3pm at Bedford Hall, Croydon Vision.
Contact: 01264 560 259
Croydon University Hospital – ECLO Service
The hospital’s Eye Clinic employs an ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer) who can offer you advice, emotional support and information about: eye conditions, benefits you may be entitled to, employment issues, useful organisations, registering your sight loss, rehabilitation, and more.
Croydon Vision is here to encourage independence, confidence and personal development among the blind and the partially sighted community of Croydon. It’s free to become a Croydon Vision member, and our members and their families / carers can take advantage of a range of free and low-cost services
Deaf friendly badminton/tennis club – South Croydon
Contact Name: Roger Worms
Mobile: 07946 52 6784
Venue: South Croydon Sports Club, Beech Copse, South Croydon, CR2 7ES
Campaigning for inclusive cycling, Wheels for Wellbeing
Wheels for Wellbeing (WfW) is an award-winning charity supporting disabled people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of cycling. Wheels for Wellbeing has a fleet of more than 200 inclusive cycles, including two, three and four wheelers, hand cycles, and wheelchair cycles. Whether you’re using two legs, one leg or none, or want to get around with a parent, friend, or carer – we have a wide range of inclusive cycles for you to try out.
Croysutt Warriors Goalball club
We are a friendly group who play Goalball seriously for fun we welcome new players of any age or ability whether Novice or Expert so why not give us and Goalball a try.