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.

YBPSS became a registered charity in 1979. We now have a membership of over 1,000 visually impaired people. We are governed by an Executive Committee, many of whom are visually impaired themselves.

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 or click here to book an appointment

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

Latest news

Appointments Available

Posted: Monday 29 January 2018 | Barbara Fairs

We are now running an appointment system on Fridays to allow visitors more uninterrupted one-to-one time with a Sight Support Advisor, as well as greater choice and flexibility over appointment times. Appointments will be available every Friday from 9.15am to 2.45pm. To book an appointment, please call us on 01904 636269.

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Our next event

Orcam Focus Group

13:00pm–16:00pm, 28th February 2018

Come along and find out about this exciting new technology

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