Making life a bit easier…

Be My Guide – an app especially designed for people with a vision impairment, encouraging you to access your community and helping to increase your confidence, independence and participation.

Be My Guide takes the guess work out of where you might be and can help reassure loved ones that you have support at hand, if needed.


Download the app

The Be My Guide app, enables your helper to view exactly where you are in the community on their mobile device or tablet using your camera, microphone and GPS function. Simply inform your helper where you are going and by using the camera feature on your phone, the helper can support you to reach your destination.

Senses Australia’s Low Vision Service provides orientation and mobility instruction, occupational therapy, orthopitcs, a range of low vision equipment, low vision technology training, social work and other allied health professional support to Western Australians who are blind or have a vision impairment.


More Information

If you or a loved one has a vision impairment, the Be My Guide app can connect you to preloaded helpers instantly when urgent support is required. If one of your helpers does not answer, then it will automatically go to the next contact, and so on. If none of your helpers answer, then the app will divert to a volunteers who have undergone some training on O&M to support you.

Download the App

If you would like more information on where you can download the app and how to set it up, please click on the button below.

What is O&M

Senses Australia provides an orientation and mobility service to people throughout WA as part of our Low Vision Service.


Helpers need to be versatile and equipped with skills to handle the needs of guiding the person who is blind or vision impaired.


For any additional questions regarding what the app does, where does it work and accosted costs can be found here.