Meeting people

We support deafblind and disabled people to fulfil their potential. Whether you’re experiencing loneliness or looking to develop useful skills for independence, find out how we can help.

We offer a range of services for people of all ages across the UK.

Our team of experienced support staff and trained volunteers will support you as you pursue your interests and goals.

Our approach

We believe that everyone has the right to a fulfilling life in which they play an active part in their community.

We provide personalised services, which means we tailor our support to meet your requirements and communication preferences.

Our goal is to help you express yourself, achieve your goals and gain greater independence.

Who are Sense’s services for?

We support people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities.

People with complex disabilities tend to have two or more of the following:

  • Deafness or hearing impairment 
  • Blindness or vision impairment 
  • Learning disability 
  • Autism
A boy and a woman stand in a garden near some wildflowers

How much do Sense’s services cost?

Many of our services are free, while others require local authority funding.

If you’re not sure, get in touch with our information and advice service to learn more.

Not sure which service is right for you?

Get in touch to tell us what support you’re looking for and we’ll help you find the right service for you.

Why sign up with Sense?

Gain confidence

I’m not sure I would ever have found out what an adventurer she is without the Sense holidays. Sense gives her the opportunity to try things that we wouldn’t have thought of.

Jess’ mum, Flo, on how Sense Holidays have helped Jess gain confidence

Make friends and connections

Sense volunteers have helped me so much and I would love to volunteer my time, too, and help other people.

Saihan, one of Sense’s Virtual Buddies

Learn new skills

When he was younger, they told us not to have expectations of Mikey. They said he’d never sit up or talk. But he’s doing everything – and a lot of that is because of Sense.

Mikey’s mum, Sandy, on how Sense has helped him develop

Find out how we can support you

Not sure which service is right for you? We’re always happy to talk or discuss a referral.