The Johannesburg Society for the Blind runs a residential facility, which accommodates visually impaired persons, who for various reasons cannot stay with their families and/or have no families at all.
Most of the organisation’s beneficiaries come from disadvantaged backgrounds and their only source of income is the state-provided disability grant. JSB has a social work department, which works with the beneficiaries, their families, and other role players in order to ensure that the needs of the visually impaired individuals are addressed as best as possible.
With the help of the Gauteng Department of Social Development, Woolworth New Redruth and Woolworth Rose bank. The organisation is able to provide the residents of JSB with nutritious meals as per the norms and standards of running the residential facilities.
Volunteers help with helping at the centre by reading for the people under the organisation's care, donate food or clothing and money.