British Blind Sports ‘Have a Go’ day in York

Posted: Tuesday 7 May 2019 | Deborah Cairns

British Blind Sports are coming to York on Saturday 11th May 2019 from 1 to 6pm at Energise Leisure Centre, Acomb, York. They will be holding taster sessions and welcome all ages and abilities to come along and try a new sport. It is free to British Blind Sport members or £5.00 for non-members. Register […]

Lord Mayor’s Charity Dog Walk cancelled

Posted: Monday 8 April 2019 | Deborah Cairns

We are sorry to announce that the Charity Dog Walk in aid of the Lord Mayor of York’s charities on 20th April has had to be cancelled owing to lack of ticket sales. Please keep up with all the latest news about Lord Mayor’s Charity events here:

Support with MySight York

Posted: Tuesday 5 February 2019 | Barbara Fairs

Meet others in an informal café style environment sharing information over a cuppa. Bring along a partner or friend. You do not have to be registered sight impaired to be able to join us. Anyone who is struggling because of their sight is welcome. The group meet on the first Wednesday of the month on […]

Radio York Fame

Posted: Wednesday 23 January 2019 | Barbara Fairs

Stop Press:We are delighted to announce that we will be featured on tomorrow’s Jonathan Cowap show on Radio York. Tune in between 10.30 and 11am to hear MySight member Barbara, home visiting volunteer Martin, and staff members Deb and Karen talking with Jonathan about what we do and what the change to MySight York means […]

MySight York

Posted: Friday 21 December 2018 | Barbara Fairs

We are very excited to announce that as of 21st January, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society will be known as MySight York. We feel this name better reflects who we are – a welcoming and inclusive organisation, here to help anyone who needs us, to “live well with sight loss”.

New Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: Friday 23 November 2018 | Barbara Fairs

Are you interested in helping organisations improve their services for people with sight loss or help raise the awareness and understanding of living with sight loss? If so you might be interested in our 2 new exciting volunteer roles, Community Engagement Volunteer and Training Assistant Volunteer. For more information on these roles please contact Caroline […]

Esme’s Room

Posted: Wednesday 20 June 2018 | Deborah Cairns

You will be able to discuss the difficulties that visual hallucinations cause, as well as sharing coping strategies and ideas. There will also be the opportunity simply to spend time with other people who understand what the experience is like. On occasions the group may decide to invite guest speakers and professionals to share their […]

Join Our Volunteer Team

Posted: Friday 12 January 2018 | Barbara Fairs

Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life? We are on the lookout for volunteers for their Home Visiting Service which provides a valuable service to people who are living with sight loss. Volunteers provide companionship and usually visit on a weekly or fortnightly basis helping them with practical tasks such as dealing […]