York Blind & Partially Sighted Society is a thriving, independent, local charity working to help people with sight loss to remain independent.

Our aim is to support people in York to live well, with sight loss. Our experienced staff and friendly volunteers are always happy to help. You will find information about the organisation and the services we provide on this site. If you would like to know more about anything we do please telephone on the number above, visit our city centre premises.


Lord Mayor’s Charity of the Year

We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen as one of the Lord Mayor of York’s charities of the year. You can find details of fundraising events planned and book tickets here

You can also text GIVE to 70145 to donate £3 or GIVE£10 to donate £10

YBPSS member and volunteer run in York 10k a talking watch

Latest news

AGM 23rd October 2018

Posted: Monday 8 October 2018 | Barbara Fairs

Our AGM this year will be at English Martyrs Church Hall, Dalton Terrace on Tuesday 23rd October. We will be serving tea and coffee from 10am onwards and the meeting will commence at 11am, followed by Bec Horner who will discuss the re-naming and re-branding of YBPSS. Lunch will follow so please contact Edward or […]

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Our next event


10:30am–14:30pm, 23rd October 2018

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at English Martyr’s Church Hall on Dalton Terrace. The meeting will include a guest speaker, Bec Horner, discussing the re-brand of YBPSS, followed by a buffet lunch.

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