Scottish War Blinded Today

In 2007, Scottish War Blinded expanded its' free membership provision to enable us to support veterans who have develop a visual impairment after their service. It doesn't matter when they served or for how long they served. Nor does it now matter how they lost their sight. We can help. 

We support members through a wide range of services at the Linburn Centre and at outreach services across Scotland:

The Linburn Centre

Located in Wilkieston, West Lothian, the Linburn Centre accommodates up to 35 members who can attend Monday to Friday for a range of activities, rehabilitation, independent living skills and social outings. Find out more.

Outreach service

We have nine Outreach Workers across Scotland providing a one-stop contact point for dealing with statutory and voluntary agencies, specialist equipment provision, mobility and independent living support and introducing social opportunities. Find out more.

Benefits of membership

Membership of Scottish War Blinded is free. 

Members experience a range of activities from abseiling to 4x4 driving, gym and art, to woodwork and flying planes. Members frequently find a new lease of life by partaking in such activities, as well as finding camaraderie with other members and staff. 

We also support members with their visual impairment by providing rehabilitation as well as access to specialist equipment. 

Find out more about membership.

Do you know someone who would benefit from joining Scottish War Blinded? 

Please ask anyone with a serious visual impairment if they served in the Armed Forces, Territorial Army or did National Service. Anyone who has done so will be eligible to join Scottish War Blinded, irrespective of the cause of their visual impairment.

If you know someone who would benefit, guide them to us.