Activities

We run a range of regular groups which give people the chance to share ideas, learn new skills and make friends. New members are always welcome.

 

YBPSS member taking part in felting wool activity

Our groups are currently running either online or by telephone. The list changes frequently, depending on demand. Here are some of our typical activities – please call us to find out what’s currently on offer, or see the Events page for up-to-date details.

 

Telephone Group Conversations

Telephone group conversations are very simple indeed.

We even give you a courtesy call to let you know their happening beforehand. No dialling in necessary, all you need to do is pick up your phone when it rings at the designated time and day for your chosen group.

 

·         MySight Monthly Telephone Group Conversations

Speakers from York Places to Visit – Information and an opportunity for your consultation on accessibility. Previous speakers include, Bar Convent and Joseph Rowntree Theatre

·         MySight Monthly Telephone Group Conversations

Speakers and information about services for people with a visual impairment

·         MySight Monthly Telephone Discussion Group – Discussions can range from a range of topics. 4th Wednesday of the Month 10:30am – 11:30am

·          MySight Monthly Telephone Access Group – Discuss important issues relating to York’s accessibility. To be involve in local to national campaigns, get in touch.

·         MySight Monthly Telephone Book Group – Have the chosen audio book for the month sent to your door via CD or USB or download at your leisure. Share your thoughts together.

·         MySight Telephone Quiz – Join in with the fun, on the last Friday of every month. 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Esme’s Friends: a warm and welcoming support group for anyone who experiences visual hallucinations as a result of sight loss.

 

MySight Online ZOOM Groups

 

·         MySight Monthly Mobile Technology Group

·         MySight Weekly Exercise Group – for anyone interested in gentle chair exercise

·         MySight Monthly Access Group – for anyone who is interested in local and national campaigns covering everything from road crossings and “A” boards to shared spaces.

 

Meeting safely face to face

 

·         Support with MySight Monthly Meet up –New to sight loss group – Face to face support group, a peer support group to support people new to sight loss

 

Face to Face – Chair Exercise and Book Group Coming Soon…