The Wilberforce Trust is proud of our past supporting people with visual impairments since 1833. Our strength has always been in building for the future and transforming and adapting to the times we live in. To that end – we will be formally launching our new brand and new website in September – the same month William Wilberforce first became an MP in 1780.

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Baby sensory in York

Baby Sensory sessions for babies and infants (from birth to 3 years) with disabilities including autism, learning disabilities and sight loss. During Baby Sensory the children can appreciate the sights, sounds, smells and tactile nature of the multi-sensory room. From tactile balls and toys to relaxing lights and music there is plenty for babies and…

Exciting new IT support role

The Wilberforce Trust are seeking someone to fill their new IT support role. Working as a part time IT Technical Support/Trainer at the head offices in Huntington. This role involves working with the visual impairment services team to support people with a visual impairment use technology. Helping them to develop their IT knowledge and keep…

National Eye Health Week 2015 – Healthy Eyes message

The sixth annual National Eye Health Week (NEHW) takes place 21 – 27 September 2015. Eye care charities, Local Authorities and health professionals from across the UK are joining together to promote the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. This year members of the Vision Team in Health…

Join our Board of Trustees

The Wilberforce Trust is seeking new Trustees to support the organisation’s ambitions and plans in the years ahead. Founded in 1833, the Trust is York’s oldest charity. We are a leading provider of high quality housing, care, support and training for people with sight loss including those with other disabilities. Our services are designed to…