Blind Persons Act

Blind Persons Act

In 1920, the Blind Persons Act laid responsibilities on local authorities to provide services for blind people. This responsibility was delegated to the Society on the Isle of Wight. The Society then became the sole provider of specialist services to people with...
Established

Established

Established in 1895 the Isle of Wight Society for the Blind is one of the oldest independent charities on the Isle of Wight. It was set up following the amalgamation of two other charities, to provide practical help and emotional support to blind people who lived on...