Wiltshire Sight is an independent charity supporting people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon. We assist more than 2,500 people of all ages, as well as their families and carers.

We offer information, advice and guidance, as well as giving people practical and emotional support to help them in their daily lives. We have a fully equipped resource centre at St Lucy’s in Devizes, offering state-of-the-art assistive technology products and low vision aids.

Why not visit our centre to find out more or give us a call for more information. You can also sign up to our newsletter for regular updates.

Wiltshire Sight do not charge for their services and receive no statutory funding. Therefore, if you like what we do, please consider making a donation – click here – that will enable us to continue to support the growing number of people with sight loss in Wiltshire.

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Latest News & Events

Wiltshire Sight Newsletter June 2016

The Wiltshire Sight Newsletter for June 2016 is now available and can be read and downloaded on the newsletters page.

Wiltshire Sight and Professional Vision Services supporting Macular Awareness Week

Professional Vision Services invite you to rediscover your love of reading. Come and see their NEW folding light weight video magnifier, a reading machine and lots more.
Wiltshire Sight’s Sight Advisers will be able to provide you with general information on sight loss as well as the latest assistive Technology.
Thursday 30th June 2016, 10.00am to 2.00pm at St Lucy’s Sight Centre.

One Stop Shop

Join us on Wednesday 6th July, 10:30am-12:30pm at St Lucy’s Sight Centre for our drop in session and visit the organisations below who will be able to offer you the following:
Wiltshire Sight – “Support for people living with sight loss of all ages to live independently, providing information on a range of services and technology.”
Stroke Association – “Information, advice and support for stroke survivors, their carers and family members”
Alzheimer’s Support – “Support at home, inspirational day care and a range of community groups for people living with dementia”
Age UK Wiltshire – “Help and support for people aged 50 and over”

Look out for sight ambassadors wanted

We are looking for people aged 18-65 living in Wiltshire, Swindon or Gloucester who is looking to gain new skills whilst supporting those with sight loss. We particularly welcome applications from people living with sight loss and can offer additional expenses and benefits.

Find out more here.

Wiltshire Sight Fundraising Events 2016

2nd/3rd July – Stockley & Heddington Steam Rally

9th July – Westbury Summer Fayre

16th July – Summer Draw takes place

30th July – Calne Bike Meet

4th Sept – Melksham Food and River Festival

10th Sept – Trowbridge Carnival

19th Sept – Devizes Quiz Night

Kitchen Aids for Increased Accessibility

Read our new article on kitchen aids for increased accessibility here.

Assistive Technology Newsletter

The Wiltshire Sight technology newsletter for January 2016 is now available. You can download the newsletter or listen to the audio version on the newsletters page.

Living with Failing Sight – DVD’s sent out on request

Living with Failing SightAs part of Wiltshire Sight early intervention we can support many people with a DVD about Living with Failing Sight, this can be supported with your families and carers. The DVD will enable you with information, services and equipment.

Visually impaired football session

Visually impaired football sessionSwindon Town Football in the Community Trust is working with Wiltshire Sight to create new opportunities for Visually Impaired young male adults to be active in sport. By working together our aim is to create a footballing community for people with sight loss locally. We hope to achieve our goal of getting weekly sessions and potential fixtures against other football clubs that also have visually impaired football teams.

Why Not Get Involved?

Handy Hints to Fundraise

Wiltshire Sight has released a new guide to fundraising. You can download it here and on the fundraising page.

Low Vision Aids

We now have a selection of low vision aids that we are able to sell directly to you. So, if you need any items to assist you around the home or when you are out and about we can help. We have a range of kitchen aids, lighting products, talking clocks, writing and computer aids to name but a few. You can see what’s on offer in the Resources section of this website.