The Sight Loss Councils would be nothing without our members.
The members sit on boards and forums to be the voice of blind and partially sighted people, they identify issues in their local community for the council to work on and they collaborate with service providers and organisations, sharing their experiences with them in order to improve accessibility for blind and partially sighted people.
This volunteering role is unique as it is specifically designed for people with sight loss. Many volunteers have seen improvements in many areas of their life including:
Our Sight Loss Council volunteers have gone on to create successful podcasts, find employment and be recognised by local organisations for their contributions to their local area. Below you can read about some of our members and the journey they have been on as part of a Sight Loss Council.
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Find out more about Merseyside Sight Loss Council member Laura Kennedy and how volunteering had a positive impact on her life in this case study.
Hear about Laura's journey to becoming a Sight Loss Council member and how it has changed her life.
Find out about the successes of Sight Loss Council member, Mohammed.
Discover more about one of original members, Yvonne and the changes she has made as a Sight Loss Council member.