Category: MySightYork News

Training opportunities

Posted: Friday 24 June 2022 | Barbara Fairs

We have training coming up in July to learn the basics of NVDA, free speech software for your computer at both York Explore and Acomb libraries. We are also running a new Living Well With Sight Loss course to provide help and information to anyone new to sight loss to develop daily living skills and […]

Jubilee Open Day 6th June

Posted: Friday 27 May 2022 | Barbara Fairs

We will be hosting an Open Day where all service users and volunteers are welcome to drop in between 10.00am and 3.00pm on Monday 6th June at our offices in Merchantgate, York. All the team will be on hand to offer light refreshments in the Memory Lounge where you can reminisce about the 70 years […]

Christmas closure

Posted: Tuesday 21 December 2021 | Barbara Fairs

Our offices will be closed for Christmas, and we’ll be taking a little break from social media, between 3pm on Thursday 23rd December and 9am on Tuesday 4th January. For all social care, housing, and homelessness emergencies you can get in touch with York Council‘s Emergency Duty team on 01609 780 780 For a useful […]

MySight York Winter Newsletter

Posted: Monday 13 December 2021 | Barbara Fairs

Read all about our latest news and activities in our Winter newsletter

Online Training for parents and carers

Posted: Wednesday 15 September 2021 | Barbara Fairs

If you are the parent or carer of a child with a visual impairment then please join us for an online training session with Positive Eye to help you to develop an understanding of how to support your child’s literacy opportunities through everyday experiences. This session is being run as part of The All Aboard […]

Off to the Beach

Posted: Friday 27 August 2021 | Barbara Fairs

We will be running an activity for visually impaired children and their families on 5th September 2021 at the YO1 Beach – a practical sea-shanty and storytelling event, right in the centre of York! There will be different activities for Nursery and Primary age children. The All Aboard Project is supported by a Toy Like […]

Honorary Treasurer required

Posted: Tuesday 23 February 2021 | Deborah Cairns

We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking Honorary Treasurer, someone who shares our vision and values, and who has the right skills and experience to support our financial decision-making. For more information, see our Vacancies page.

Farewell to Chair Jim Wallace

Posted: Thursday 15 October 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Jim has guided MySight York through some major changes, including new Chief Executives, a full rebrand and the move to new premises. He leaves the charity in a strong position which reflects his own values – caring, resilient and with the needs of visually impaired people at the heart of everything we do. He has […]