Funding to help buy equipment to support your child’s vision.

Guide Dogs assistive technology grants 

Guide Dogs can help fund assistive technology for your child

You can apply for funds for technology or sensory items where there’s no source of statutory funding, including:

  • tablets, for example iPads
  • braille devices
  • laptops and specialist software
  • video magnifiers (CCTV)

VICTA visual aid support grants

Victa supports children and young adults who are blind or partially sighted by providing grants that support the purchase of equipment to aid their visual impairment.

VICTA grant guidelines

You can apply for a grant if your child is:  

  • registered or are register-able blind or partially sighted
  • up to and including 29 years old
  • a permanent resident in the UK

All items supplied through the VICTA grant scheme are for home use only, not for school or college.

Contact us
Sensory Support Service
Elmfield House
Greystoke Avenue
Westbury-on-Trym
BS10 6AY

Phone: 0117 903 8442
Text: 07810 506 669
Email: sensorysupportservice@bristol.gov.uk