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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

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 Woolf, Chair of Derby Talking Newspapers, interviews Sian Hoyle, Director and Founder of Derby Book...

Information Days – Ilkeston and North Wingfield

Arena Church1 Rutland StreetIlkestonDE7 8DG Thursday 9th June 2022   North Wingfield Community Centre67 Whiteleas AvenueNorth WingfieldChesterfieldS42 5PW Thursday 30th June 2022   Bookings by appointment only for both events We are delighted to be hosting...

The return of Social and Leisure Activities

After a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are delighted to be able to re-launch our Social and Leisure Activities with a trip to see 'Ladies of Letters' at Derby Theatre on Saturday 21st May 2022. This trip is open to anyone with a visual impairment in Derby...

Rehabilitation Support Worker

Rehabilitation Support Worker: £10.74 per hour, £20,943 per annum full time, pro-rata for part time hoursFull or part time opportunity availableBased in Derby or Chesterfield Sight Support Derbyshire is looking for Rehabilitation Support Workers to be part of a...

Sensory Tech Day 2022

The Post Mill CentreOff Market StreetSouth NormantonAlfreton DE55 2EJ Wednesday 18th May 202210.00am to 3.30pm After a break due to Covid19 we are delighted to be holding another Sensory Tech Day to showcase the latest technology available to make living with a visual...

April 2022 Newsletter now available

Our April 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. The Newsletter contains an update on the welcome return of our Information Days and...

Sight Support Information Days 2022

We are delighted to announce our 2022 programme of Sight Loss Information Days which will be held across Derbyshire over the coming months. Our Information Days are designed to showcase local agencies offering advice, equipment and support to people with a visual...