HIVE Directory: Sensory Impairment

Action for Blind People

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.

0303 1239 999

Action on Hearing Loss

We are working hard to continue to help and support everyone who needs us during the coronavirus outbreak. The health and wellbeing of the people we support, our volunteers and our staff remains our priority.

We are also committed to making sure the government understands and responds to the needs of people who are deaf or have hearing loss in their response to the pandemic. Find out more about our influencing work.

If you have any questions or need more information, get in touch with our friendly Information Line:

Chat to us now
0808 808 0123
Text message
0780 000 0360
Relay UK
18001 then 0808 808 0123
0808 808 9000

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Support for the deaf or those that are hard of hearing. We're the UK’s leading charity supporting people with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus.

0808 8080 123

Computer Classes for the Visually Impaired

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown

Learn to use text-to-speech and magnification software

Guildhall Square
United Kingdom
02392 829923

Cycling Projects

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown

Cycling Projects is a national charity which promotes accessible cycling through a range of successful community engagement programmes.

Bransbury Road
United Kingdom
07467 186060

Elizabeth Foundation

COVID-19 Update: All Nurseries are back open , however please read the COVID-19 Statement here before attending:

The Elizabeth Foundation is a charity supporting infants and preschool children with hearing loss and their families.

Southwick Hill Road
United Kingdom
02392 372735

Enable Ability Children's Services

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, activities will start again Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Enable Ability’s service provides age-appropriate activities for children aged 5 to 18 years who require high levels of supervision living in Portsmouth during school holidays.

311-313 Copnor Road
United Kingdom
02392 671846

Enable Ability InterActiv

Our offices in Copnor are staffed and you can call us for further advice on our services on 023 9267 1846 or email at

We appreciate how recent months must have been very challenging for our service users and carers. All our team are keen to offer services as soon as government guidance allows and it is safe to do so for participants and staff alike.

Enable Ability: Inter Activ provides experienced-based personal employability programmes for participants with disabilities

Charles Street
United Kingdom
02392 671846

Family Autistic Spectrum Support(FASS)

Family Autistic Spectrum Support recognises that children on the autistic spectrum often find it difficult to join in mainstream activities. FASS gives them the opportunity to play with other children, with their families, in environments where they can feel comfortable.

2 Gudge Heath Lane
United Kingdom
PO15 5AA
07771 774893

Global Music Visions CIC

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Global Music Visions is a not for profit Community Interest Company based in Portsmouth offering blind, visually impaired and disabled people of all ages one-to-one or small group music workshops.

Healthhub Co.

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

The Healthhub Co. is a community health and fitness resource centre.

River's Street
United Kingdom