Who are Devon in Sight and What Do We Do?

 

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What we can do for you

We are Devon’s leading sight loss charity providing FREE practical help & advice to people who are blind or partially sighted to help you live life to the full.

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What you can do for us

There are many ways of supporting us that will make a huge difference to people who are Blind or Partially Sighted.

 

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Professionals

As a charity we provide non-clinical support; we aim to complement the work and take referrals from our partners GP Surgeries, Optometrists in the high street, Ophthalmologists in the Hospital Eye Unit and Rehabilitation Workers in the Local Authority Sensory Team.

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Daily Living Equipment

We have identified the top low value items of equipment that will have the most impact for people who are blind or partially sighted in Devon.

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Emotional Support Service

This new service provides an opportunity for you to talk to one of our team about how you are feeling, and ways to keep well.

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Telephone Sight Loss Speaker Events

Our telephone based Sight Loss Speaker Events allow you can to hear speakers from across the sight loss sector.

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Pilot Project - The Children and Young People's
Sight Loss MOT

An Information and Planning Tool for Children and Young People Living with Vision Impairment

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Sight Loss Helpline

Do you need some information, advice or guidance about a sight condition or services and equipment for people who are blind or partially sighted?

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Donate

You can support Devon in Sight with a Single Donation or join our regular donation campaign:
'500 Friends of Devon in Sight'.

 

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Calendar of Events

There are so many ways you can fundraise for us, and help us to continue to change lives. Whether you get creative and build your own fundraising event or sign up to one of ours, it all makes a huge difference!

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Newsletters

Our FREE Newsletter is our way of sharing with you what we are doing in the world of Visual Impairment.

You can access past editions in large print and Audio here.

 

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Latest News

Keeping you informed about our services and developments in the wider sight loss sector.

Sight and Sound

Assistive Technology Partnership

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we set up a unique partnership arrangement with the UK’s leading provider of equipment, software and services for the blind and visually impaired.

Adult Daughter Visiting Senior Mother Sitting On Sofa At Home Having A Chat Whilst Drinking Tea

Newsletters

Our FREE Newsletter is our way of sharing with you what we are doing in the world of Visual Impairment.

You can access past editions in large print and Audio here.

 

Little boy hugging his dog friend on bed in the morning

Latest News

Keeping you informed about our services and developments in the wider sight loss sector.

Calendar of Events

If you would like any further information on these events please call our helpline: 01392 876 666

december, 2021

For more information or to book an appointment please contact us on: 01392 876 666

Our BIG Events

Tim’s Jump for Sight

By Jennie Benham | February 19, 2020
Tim is the husband of Tracey Agutter our Community Support Worker in East Devon and is Jumping out of a plane at 15,000ft on Saturday the 9th of May to raise funds and awareness for Devon in Sight! Well done…

BIG Walk for Sight

By Jennie Benham | March 27, 2019
“Great meeting with Martyn from @IdentityUK, helping us plan a ‘Big Walk for Sight’ in the Autumn! Watch this space for more details! @IdentityUK are working with us to deliver the branded clothing, gazebos and display material for the event.…

Jump for Sight!

By Daneswood | October 15, 2018
Date: Various The amazing team at Sky Buzz Ltd have been super supportive by teaming up with us to raise awareness for Devon in Sight and WE NEED YOU! You’ll experience breath taking views of the south coast and Dartmoor National…
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