BASIS supports adults with sight loss in South Essex, helping to reduce isolation, increase confidence and promote independent living. The areas of South Essex we cover are: Basildon, Billericay, Wickford, Thurrock, Benfleet and Canvey Island. Blind and Sight Impaired Society (BASIS) was formerly known as PAVIS Foundation for Visually Impaired People and was set up in 1998.
We offer multiple services:
- Home visiting scheme
- Resource Centre
- Social and activity based groups
- Advice on equipment
- Computer training
- Braille training
- Quarterly newsletter
We have a good working relationship with Guide Dogs and RNIB which enables us to offer information and advice about their activities and services. Basis also frequently co-host events with these organisations to keep you up to date.
Supported by The Peoples Health Trust and The Big Lottery.