#DistancingBlind

As lockdowns ease around the world, blind and partially sighted people face a growing number of social distancing challenges. Read more

Resources

Our work Our work is driven by six priority areas Health and Social Care, Employment, Transport, Technology, Education, Sport and Leisure. Find resources, best practice guides, case studies And videos, relevant to each of our priority areas below. Read more

Volunteers week: Saying thank you to our wonderful volunteers

For Volunteers Week, we wanted to say thank you to our incredible blind and partially sighted volunteers, who have worked so hard to advocate for visually impaired people in their communities. Over the last year, they have achieved so much - engaging with employers, healthcare and transport providers and working with retail outlets to improve access to shops and public spaces. Read more

Services and activities across Birmingham

We have pulled together a list of organisations delivering services and activities for sport, employment and social activities across Birmingham, as well as the contact information for the Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO). Read more

Join our mailing list

Get the latest Sight Loss Councils news by signing up to our mailing list. If you are interested in becoming a member or want more information about specific Sight Loss Councils around the country, tick the options below. Please note to become a Sight Loss Council Member you must be blind or partially sighted. Read more

Greater Manchester

Our newly formed Greater Manchester Sight Loss Council, which raises awareness of the issues faced by blind and partially sighted people, is looking for enthusiastic visually impaired volunteers. Read more

Gloucestershire

Our newly formed Gloucestershire Sight Loss Council, which raises awareness of the issues faced by blind and partially sighted people, is looking for enthusiastic visually impaired volunteers. Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Read what we are doing to lobby Government to add blind and partially sighted people to the priority list for online shopping. Also contains what support is available in each SLC area and sight advice FAQs. This page is updated regularly. Read more

Become a member

Find out more about becoming part of a Sight Loss Council in your area. Read more