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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

Annual General Meeting 2023

Sight Support Derbyshire's Annual General Meeting will take place on: Wednesday 29th November 2023  from 2pm to 3pm  at 2a Wentworth House     Vernon Gate     Derby     DE1 1UR The meeting is open to all. However, if you wish to attend please book a place IN ADVANCE,...

November 2023 Newsletter now available

Our November 2023 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. In this edition we answer some FAQ's about Sight Support Derbyshire. There is also...

Winter Raffle 2023-24 Tickets now available!

Enter our Winter Raffle 2023-24 for just £1 a ticket to be in with the chance of winning: First Prize: £250 kindly donated by Associated Optical Second Prize: Amazon Echo Show 8 kindly donated by Amazon Plus other great prizes including: 2 tickets to a home game at...

Christmas Cards now on sale for 2023

Our Christmas cards are now available to buy in person from our offices in Derby and Chesterfield. All cards come in packs of 10 with one design. If you are planning to drop in to buy cards please do phone ahead first, specifying which office you will be visiting, to...

Sight Support Information Day – Bolsover

Assembly RoomsHill TopBolsoverS44 6NG Thursday 9th November 202310.30am - 1.00pm We are delighted to be hosting our last information event of 2023 in Bolsover. Our Information Days are the ideal place to find out what support and equipment is on offer for people with...

We are recruiting!

Sight Support Derbyshire are currently recruiting to a number of exciting posts across the organisation. Volunteer Coordinator, 15 hours per week Living Well Project Worker, 30 hours per week Qualified Rehabilitation Officer, 37.5 hours per week (part time may be...

Living Well Project Worker

Living Well Project Worker£18,720 for 30 hours (4 days) per week (£12/hour) (£23,400 FTE)Based in Derby Sight Support Derbyshire has been in existence for over 100 years. Set up by volunteers back in 1914 we have grown and developed and now provide a wide range of...