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

New Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: Fri 23 Nov 2018 | Barbara Fairs

We have new and exciting volunteer opportunities available. Click below for more details.

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Our next event


14:00pm–15:30pm, 10th December 2018

Boccia is a fun and exciting precision ball sport, similar to bowls or petanque.  The aim of the game is to throw leather balls – coloured red & blue as close as possible to the white target ball (jack).

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