David Bosworth and Phil Arkell at the Carnival
A big thank you to Chloe and the Nuneaton Carnival Committee for supporting WVS
AGM: Friday 18th October 2019 at the Sydni Centre, Leamington Spa from 12 noon. All welcome. Please call 01926 411331 for details
Elaine Partridge. Lady Captain
A Big Thank You to Elaine Partridge, Lady Captain of Maxstoke Park Golf Club for choosing us as her Charity of the Year

Volunteering

Thanks to our dedicated team of volunteers we are able to provide the vast range of services detailed on our website for visually impaired people in Warwickshire.  We have over 230 passionate and caring volunteers who support our Clubs, Home Visitor Service, Support Centres, IT Training and Admin functions.  We have many more vacancies and lots of flexible volunteering opportunities.  We are rolling out training over the next 6 months which will ensure that all of our volunteers receive Sight Loss Awareness Training, Safeguarding Training and where applicable First Aid Training.  We value our Volunteers and are making an investment in them for the future.  If you would like to learn more about volunteering with Warwickshire Vision Support please call 01926411331 or email Volunteers@warwickshire.vision.  You too can make a difference. Warwickshire Vision Support Volunteers

Home Visitors

Home Visitor ServiceThe befriending service supports 100 people living with sight loss to maintain their independence. Find out more about the Home Visitor Service

Advocacy

Advocacy GroupAdvocacy Groups adopt and develop their own campaigns according to their own local priorities.  Find out about your local Advocacy Group?  

Vision Support Centres

Rugby Vision Support CentreProviding advice and information, equipment and exhibitions, social support and access to all our services locally in Leamington, Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford.  We are also launching our Pop-Up Vision Support Centres which will be located in the more rural and inaccessible parts of Warwickshire.  Further details will be available once the dates and venues have been fixed.  Find out about our Vision Support Centres

My Guide

The My Guide Service helps you to get out into your local community to participate in clubs, activities and exercise.  We have a couple My Guide Volunteers who are ready to help in the Shipston area right now.  If you would like to find out more please call 01926 411331.  Find out more about our My Guide Service

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Interactive Technology Service

We use a variety of smart phones and tabletsNew technology makes getting online much easier no matter what level of vision you have. We offer training in a wide range of smart phones and tablets. Find out more about our IT Services

Rehabilitation Services

Using a long caneSupporting people who have recently lost their sight to acquire new skills, access specialist equipment and improve their mobility. Find out more about our Rehabilitation Service

Eye Clinic Advice Desks

image of eye and eye test

Providing a crucial first point of contact, support and information for visually impaired people at the point of diagnosis. Find out about our Hospital Advice and Information Service

Super Saver Service

This Lottery Funded project is all about improving your financial well being.  Our Super Saver Officer will work with you to try and get you the best deal available for your utility bills.  They will also provide you with support to access certain benefits which can be made available to those who are severly sight impaired.  Our Super Saver Officer is always on the look out for leisure offers e.g. discounted event tickets or 2 for 1 meals and will ciruclate updates when these become available.  For more information regarding our Super Saver Service, please call 01926 411331 for details.

Clubs

Clubs offer a wide range of activitiesWith 14 clubs and groups across the County, we offer a wide range of activities and events. Find out more about our network of Clubs

Warwickshire Vision Magazine

The only countywide magazine for visually impaired people in Warwickshire. Find out about Warwickshire Vision Magazine