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Community Engagement

Photograph of the Mobile Information Unit on Fargate 

The Community Engagement Team represents Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) and Rotherham Sight and Sound (RSS) supporting people with sight and/or hearing loss. The team visit community groups and events across Sheffield and Rotherham free of charge.

Their aim is to raise awareness about the support services available at SRSB and RSS. They also promote eye health and offer simple, non-medical vision screening

Here is a summary of the services offered:

  • Eye Health Talks
  • Information and Advice stand
  • Demonstrate equipment to help with sight loss
  • Signpost and refer to support services of SRSB and RSS
  • Mobile Information Unit, which is a converted display van that can be booked by organisations and attend outdoor events (flat surface essential for operating)
  • Vision screening using the Eyes Right Toolkit
  • Living with Sight Loss courses
  • Visual Impairment Awareness Training (there is a charge for this service)                                                                                 

Please visit our Client Events page to find out where the Community Engagement Team and Mobile Information Unit will be visiting.

If you would like to book the Community Engagement Team to visit your organisation or event, please contact Liz Bowman or Tracy Wright to discuss your particular requirements on 0114 272 2757 or email

Liz Bowman SRSB Community Engagement Officer and Tracy Wright SRSB Community Engagement Officer Supported by Ian Cawthorne Mobile Information Unit Driver.

Photograph of Liz Photograph of Tracy Photograph of Ian

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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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