Category: YBPSS News

New Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: Fri 23 Nov 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 […]

Duke Of York Award

Posted: Tue 6 Mar 2018 | Barbara Fairs

We are delighted to announce that York Blind & Partially Sighted Society has had the Duke of York Award for Community Initiative renewed for five more years. This award recognises schemes that are of real value to the community they represent and as such we would like to thanks the staff, volunteers and members who […]

Appointments Available

Posted: Mon 29 Jan 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.

Join Our Volunteer Team

Posted: Fri 12 Jan 2018 | Barbara Fairs

Would you like to make a difference to someone‚Äôs 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 […]

Changes to Opening Hours

Posted: Tue 2 Jan 2018 | Barbara Fairs

From January 2018 we will be trialling a change to our opening hours. The Equipment and Information Centre will be open as usual on a drop-in basis from 10am to 3pm on Monday to Thursday. However, on Fridays we will be open for appointments only. The change in opening hours is in order to allow […]