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Who We Are

The Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind - Making a difference in Sheffield

Our Vision

To continue to be the primary source of services and support for people with sight loss in Sheffield.

Our Mission

To provide opportunity, support, friendship and services to blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield, helping them to achieve whatever they wish to do and whatever they aspire to be.

What we do

SRSB has a wide range of services to meet the needs of children and adults of all ages. 

Our services improve our clients’ quality of life.

We deliver these services primarily in the community, supported by the facilities at our Mappin Street Centre and Cairn Home.

We support over 3,600 visually impaired people in Sheffield and in excess of 300 people access the services within our Mappin Street Centre each week. Our residential care home, Cairn Home cares for up to 30 people. In addition we are able to offer some support for people from outside Sheffield if they are able to visit us at our Mappin Street Centre.

We spend a lot of time charity fundraising through various Sheffield events from charity golf to skydiving. 

Whilst we are an independent Sheffield charity we also work closely with government departments, local authorities, national charities, local charities and support groups to enable blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield to receive the most suitable support in an efficient manner.

Photograph of Sickleholme Golf Course and clubhouse

Our annual Golf Day is being held at the beautiful Sickleholme Golf course in Bamford in 2017

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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