Yorkshire Coast Sight Support

Yorkshire Coast Sight Support

Charity information

Yorkshire Coast Sight Support

To work with and for visually impaired people and their carers to improve their welfare, independence and quality of life, thus giving them the skills, knowledge, environment and opportunities to achieve their full potential and become active participants in, and fully integrated into society and their community.
The Resource Centre in Scarborough offers IT training in a dedicated IT studio with a trained tutor, a gym, day room for social and activity groups.

Founded 1935

  • Mission statement

    Yorkshire Coast Sight Support (YCSS) is an independent, voluntary organisation supporting the visually impaired the people of Scarborough , Whitby and Filey.
    We promote the opportunity for visually impaired people to keep their independence in all aspects of their life.
    Provide access to specialised equipment that will help them to live an independent life.
    Provide activity, social and educational groups.
    Complement existing services offered by statutory organisations.

  • Aims

    Yorkshire Coast Sight Support aims to:

    • Promote the opportunity for visually impaired people to keep their independence in all aspects of their life
  • Overview

    Established: February 1935

    Registered Charity Number: 224245

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 01723 354417

    Address: 181-183 Dean Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 7JH

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  • IT for those who can't SEE

    To visit sight impaired people in their homes to show them how much benefit they can get f... More
  • Five year funding needed to sustain our Resource C...

    We need financial assistance to keep our well established services for sight impaired peop... More
  • Big Print Resources Catalogue

    to produce a full colour catalogue of specialist equpment available for sight impaired peo... More