Our third Sight Loss Council in the West Midlands has launched. Worcestershire Sight Loss Council (SLC formed in November 2022 – if you are blind or partially sighted and live in the area, we need you.

Meet the members


Image shows Louise Connop, Senior Engagement Manager, smiling at the camera. She is wearing sungkasses.“We are really excited to be launch our Sight Loss Council in Worcestershire. We will be working with local sight loss organisations, goods, and service providers, to raise awareness of the daily challenges blind and partially sighted people face in the region.

“We are looking for individuals who live within Worcestershire, have lived experience of sight loss, and are passionate about making positive change to join our team.

“If you would like any more information or would like to apply to become a Sight Loss Council member, please get in touch”.

Louise Connop, Senior Engagement Manager (Central), Sight Loss Councils

Why should I volunteer?

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.

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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