About Yorsight – a part of The Wilberforce Trust.

The Wilberforce Trust

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The Wilberforce Trust traces its roots back to 1833 when the Yorkshire School for the Blind was opened in York. Wilberforce today supports people in their own homes as well as supported accommodation for tenants in Wilberforce houses in York and Tadcaster.

The Wilberforce Trust are committed to supporting people with sight loss, we do this through our supported accommodation, low vision clinic, visual awareness training and activities within the living and learning zone.

Read about our history and the services provided (this will take you to the Wilberforce Trust site)

This is the ethosĀ that Yorsight takes forward with dedicated work in low vision and sight loss services.



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Yorsight works alongside our Yorsensory service, York’s newest service for people with sight loss, hearing loss or both. The Yorsensory hub provides a range of support, advice, equipment demonstration, activities and groups.


PleaseĀ donate to the charity to support people with sight loss, and sensory impairment. (this will take you to the Wilberforce Trust site)

The Wilberforce Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with charitable status. Registered Charity Number 1087065 Registered Company Number 4228432.