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The Royal Society for Blind Children

RSBC support 0 -25 year olds living with sight loss our aim is to help every young person we work with to find and fulfil their own unique potential providing them with a combination of support, learning and development opportunities to help them build their resilience, and help with the skills they will need to navigate their own futures.

www.rsbc.org.uk/ Fundraise for us

020 3198 0225

Registered charity no. 307892

Member since February 2022

About us

The Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) a 185 year old charity which has been supporting blind people throughout that time and today we are the leading charity in England and Wales that supports children and young people living with sight loss from the age of 0 – 25. Every day 4 children will be diagnosed with a serious eye condition that will effect their sight. RSBC’s flagship Families First service supports over 3,500 children and families living with sight loss our goal is to reach 10,000 within the next 5 years. This service offers practical and emotional support for the whole family from expert RSBC Family Practitioners. In addition, RSBC run several activities such as Live Life Go Further health and wellbeing, sports, physical activity, cooking classes. Sisterhood a safe place where our teenage girls can meet, socialise, and discuss the latest topics and trends. Creative Group for storytelling, music, and podcasts. Employability getting job ready, CV writing, making job applications, mock interviews and mentoring, only 1 in 10 of those who grow up with sight loss go onto get meaningful employment. Assistive Technology learning how to use the various software programs available for the vision impaired on phones, computers, and other devices. With these tools they can go on to live a life without limits.