South East London

South East London Sight Loss Council launched in Spring 2024. It is our third Sight Loss Council (SLC) in the capital, joining North London and South West London SLCs.

South East London SLC covers the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, and Southwark.

SLC members will use their lived experience to tackle things that really matter to blind and partially sighted people by working on national, regional, and local projects.

Meet the members

Head shot of Lucy Williams, Senior Engagement Manager (south). She is smiling at the camera. she has long fair hair and is wearing glasses.“We’re really excited to be growing our Sight Loss Councils in London by forming South East London Sight Loss Council.

“Sight Loss Councils are led and supported by blind and partially sighted people, and aim to make a real impact and positive change in the local communities.

“If you are a blind or partially sighted person based in South East London, and want to improve access and awareness amongst service providers and businesses in your area, we want to hear from you!

“We are keen to hear from everyone who has a passion for change across the region, but are particularly looking for people based in Bexley, Bromley, Lambeth and Lewisham to ensure a broad representation across the South East.”

Lucy Williams, Senior Engagement Manager, South England 


Join South East London Sight Loss Council

South East London Sight Loss Council is recruiting new members who live in the local area.

If you want to make a real difference in your local area on the issues that affect blind and partially sighted people, joining our Sight loss Council could be the perfect volunteering opportunity for you.

Join us

You will work with policy makers and local service providers to improve access for blind and partially sighted people in your local community. It is also a great opportunity to come together with other blind and partially sighted people in your area.

“I believe in the power of peer support, and being an SLC volunteer embodies this. We are a group of blind and partially sighted people, who come together and work to improve the lives of people with sight loss, breaking down barriers along the way.

“We know and understand many of the issues because we are living them. We can help to find the solutions.

“It’s a great feeling when the SLC records a success, no matter how big or small. It is not just a success for us, but for blind and partially sighted people as a whole. That’s what makes being an SLC member so rewarding.”

Steve, South East London Sight Loss Council

This is your chance to develop your skills and influence positive change.

Hear from our volunteers about why you should join us

Training and development 

It’s really important to us that you get as much as possible out of volunteering. You’ll receive relevant training and the opportunity to learn and/or enhance your skills. Whether you’re interested in public speaking or honing your social media skills, there’s something for everyone to get involved in.

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