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A charity that is dedicated to



Improving the lives of people with sight loss in Derbyshire.

We provide services, support, advice and information to adults and children across Derbyshire who are blind or partially sighted.

How Can We Help?

Find out about our services for people who are visually impaired.

Become a Volunteer

Why giving your time brings its own rewards.


Get involved and support our services for visually impaired people living near you.

Without you, we could do very little.

Please accept our warmest thanks for the support you have provided – we greatly appreciate it. From this, thousands of blind visually impaired people across Derbyshire are now facing a
more promising future thanks to your support.

News & Events

July 2022 Newsletter now available

Our July 2022 Newsletter is now available. Please use the button below to visit our 'News' page to access an audio version of the newsletter, plus versions in pdf and Word format. This bumper edition newsletter contains an update on the children and young people's...

Rehabilitation Officer

Rehabilitation Officers for Visually Impaired People: £29,023 per annum full time (review pending), pro-rata for part time hoursFull or part time opportunities availableBased in Derby or Chesterfield Sight Support Derbyshire is looking to recruit one or two qualified...

Ey Up Mi Duck Raffle 2022 – Winners

Our Ey Up Mi Duck Raffle was drawn on Wednesday 22nd June 2022. The winning ticket numbers were as follows: £250 kindly donated by Newmedica - 37402£50 voucher for the Old Stable Wellness Studio kindly donation by one of Sight Support Derbyshire's Trustees - 06721£30...

New service from Glossop Talking Newspaper

We wanted to share the good news that for visually impaired people living in the Glossop area there are now new ways to keep in touch with what's happening in the local area through Glossop Talking Newspaper. Thanks to a grant from Derbyshire County Council our...

New Calendar of Social and Leisure Activities

We are delighted to release the first draft of our calendar of social and leisure activities for summer 2022. This calendar will be updated on an ongoing basis so please check back here for regular updates. If you would like to find out more about our activities or to...

Interview with Social and Leisure Project Worker

In the latest interview from our friends at Derby Talking Newspapers, our very own Alison Strathearn, Social and Leisure Project Worker, talks about her plans to overcome the barriers facing visually impaired people to enable people to get out and about again, meet...

Interview with Derby Book Festival

Our friends at Derby Talking Newspapers have launched a new addition to their services which includes interviews with local public figures. In this edition, Jonathan Wolff, Chair of Derby Talking Newspapers, interviews Sian Hoyle, Director and Founder of Derby Book...