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The Surrey Vision Action Group

The Surrey Vision Action Group (SVAG) is a friendly group of blind and visually impaired people from all over Surrey who meet quarterly either online via Zoom or in person in Leatherhead. 

What we do

The group has an active role in working with Surrey County Council and Sight for Surrey to ensure services and facilities across Surrey meet the needs of people with sight loss or dual sensory loss. Currently the group are working with Surrey County Council on developing the Physical and Sensory Impairment Strategy which aims to map out services in the county over the next 5 years. 

In addition, the group highlight the barriers that people with sight loss and dual sensory loss currently face in Surrey. 

This group has representatives from Surrey County Council, Sight for Surrey and other county and national organisations such as Guide Dogs and RNIB. 

Who can join?

Anybody that is blind or visually impaired. Carers of blind or visually impaired people are more than welcome to join too. 

How much time do I need to give to the group? 

We meet either virtually or in person meeting four times a year. Each meeting is approximately 2 hours. 

What skills do I need to join the group?

All you need is a passion for improving services. 

Why join? 

You can get involved in helping to shape the future of services for people who are blind or visually impaired. It’s also an opportunity to meet new people and share experiences. 

If you are interested in joining the group or would like to attend one meeting to find out more, we’d love you to get in touch. Everybody is always welcome.

Contact the Involvement team

Yasmin Broome, Involvement Coordinator
Surrey Coalition of Disabled People
Tel: 01483 456558
Text: 07908671402
Fax: 01483 456561

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