About Sight Loss Councils Sight Loss Councils are a vision for change for people with sight loss in the UK The experiences of blind and partially sighted people vary significantly across the country. These include feeling socially isolated, lacking the right support for independent living, frequently encountering barriers to transport and financial challenges due to low employment rates. Our Vision A community in which blind and partially sighted people have access to goods and services at the same level as everybody else. Our Mission Supporting and empowering blind and partially sighted people to drive real change in their local community. Why do we exist? There are almost two million people with some form of sight loss in the UK. Through consultations with blind and partially sighted people, we have identified that there is limited awareness of the challenges people living with sight loss face every day. There are many blind and partially sighted people who feel that they are under-represented and have no strong, unified voice when decisions are being made; particularly in the design and implementation of goods and services. We aim to change this. The Sight Loss Councils are supported by the Thomas Pocklington Trust.