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When your sight, or the sight of someone you care about, is failing, we can help.


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Our services page lists out the range of provision we offer for people with sight loss and their families/carers across Wakefield District. This includes emotional and practical help, support & advice, home visits, a telephone advice line and linking you through to other support services.

Graham Bell, Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall management of the service at strategic and operational levels and for reporting to the Board of Trustees/Directors.

Bev Poppleton, Service Administrator, is responsible for the administration of the service, finance and information systems. Bev is usually the first point of contact for both users and fellow professionals, providing a friendly and helpful response.

Caroline Barker, Sight Loss Advisor –responsible for home visits to service users, assessing needs and providing appropriate equipment, support and advice. She also co-ordinates Demonstration Days and equipment research.

Lizz Johnson, Community Co-ordinator is responsible for expanding Community Outreach networks, the development of the community fundraising supporter groups and the befriending scheme for service users.

Nicola Ellis, Support Assistant is responsible for supporting both the Sight Loss Advisor with home visits and the Service Administrator with administration.

WDSA has a small dedicated team of dedicated volunteers who support the staff in a variety of ways. Further information and opportunities are available by contacting the office – please give us a call, we welcome the help and contribution of volunteers.


WDSA is a Registered Charity, number 1140483

Company No. 7432897