Wiltshire Sight exists to help people affected by sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon. We support more than 1,500 people, of all ages, living with some form of sight loss.
We offer information, advice and guidance, 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 drop in to see us, call for more information or sign up to our newsletter for regular updates, or click here to donate now.
Latest News & Events
Virgin Money Giving
To make fundraising easier we’ve signed up with Virgin Money Giving. It’s an easy to use the not-for-profit online fundraising service. Using Virgin Money Giving will help us get the most out of our fundraising activities and make sure that the money raised goes to where it is needed most. To do that, Virgin Money Giving is today making five key promises to its charity partners.
For our supporters it’s simple to set up your own fundraising page. Click below for some simple tips.
Technology open morning – 8 September, Gorse Hill, Swindon
Keeping track of the latest equipment, information and services available to anyone with sight loss is not easy. That’s why we’re organising a free information event in Swindon to showcase what’s on offer. Representatives from the major suppliers of low vision aids and assistive technology products will be on hand to demonstrate the latest tech – so its a great chance to have a go and find out more. Event takes place on Thursday 8 September from 10am to 12 noon at Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, Swindon SN2 8DA
For more information click here
Looking out for sight
Wiltshire Sight has secured national funding to pilot a new sight loss awareness project called “Looking out for Sight” aimed at social care staff. The training is an initiative to raise awareness of the importance of eye health for care home residents and those receiving care at home and has been funded and developed by the charity Thomas Pocklington Trust and City University (London).
New Training Offers
Check out the new training section of our website.
Bright 4 Sight
Join our Bright 4 Sight fundraising and awareness campaign, and help us brighten up the lives people affected by sight loss. Bright 4 Sight takes place during the week of 5 – 9 October, 2014 – which coincides with World Sight Day. There are lots of ways to get involved with Bright for Sight. Bright for Sight can be done at work, school or with friends – it’s entirely up to you! Our latest newsletter for schools is out now – just click here to read more.
Latest newsletter now available
The Summer 2015 edition of our customer newsletter Eye News is now available. Please get in touch if you would like in an alternative format. Read the full news here
If you prefer you can listen to an audio version below.
Eye Give – regular giving
Just £2 a month can help support someone living with sight loss. By donating to Wiltshire Sight you will be joining a growing community of supporters. Your generosity will help to fund services to people living locally with sight loss, ensuring they get the best information and advice available and help us raise awareness of the impact of sight loss. Download a Donation form here
“Wiltshire Sight has helped me move forward with my life. They’ve shown me ways to adapt to my sight loss and made sure I’m getting the support I need.” J.K, 42