Tyne and Wear

Our Tyne and Wear Sight Loss Council launched in January 2021.

If you are blind and partially sighted, live in Tyne and Wear and interested in advocating for visually impaired people, we want to hear from you!

If you are interested in finding out more information about volunteering for the Sight Loss Councils, read the Volunteer Role Description below and fill in our short expression of interest form. If you would like to apply to become a Sight Loss Council member, apply online.

Volunteer Role Description Sight Loss Council Member (DOCX, 60 KB)

Why should I join?

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our monthly meetings will be held virtually for now. Be an advocate from your home and work with policy makers and local service providers to improve access for blind and partially sighted people in the area.

Learn more about the Sight Loss Councils

In the video below, Engagement Manager Eamonn Dunne, explains why you should consider becoming an SLC member.



Have your say

What are services like for you as a blind and partially sighted person living in Tyne and Wear?

Let us know what issues we should be focusing on once we get up and running.

Fill in our short survey here

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