News

Job Vacancy

Posted: Monday 16 April 2018 | Barbara Fairs

YBPSS Opening Hours

Posted: Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Barbara Fairs

YBPSS will close for stocktaking on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 March. We will re-open on Thursday 29 March and then close for the Easter break on Friday 30 March until Wednesday 4 April.

Duke Of York Award

Posted: Tuesday 6 March 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: 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.

Join Our Volunteer Team

Posted: Friday 12 January 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: Tuesday 2 January 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 […]

YBPSS has a new Chief Executive

Posted: Friday 7 July 2017 | Barbara Fairs

York Blind & Partially Sighted Society (YBPSS) are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Mason as its interim chief executive following the retiral of Diane Roworth at its forthcoming AGM on the 12th September 2017.   Ashley is a well-known local businessman as owner / chief officer of a York based independent ambulance service […]