eye care

Eye care and learning disabilities

The charity SeeAbility are collecting information about available eye care for people with learning disabilities. Can you help? Much like The Wilberforce Trust, SeeAbility is a specialist registered charity who enrich the lives of people who have sight loss and other disabilities. This includes learning and physical disabilities, mental health difficulties, acquired brain injury and life limiting…

Active Sensory Sessions Volunteers Needed

Hi all, We currently have a voluntary vacancy to fill in helping at our Active Sensory Sessions. The sessions are aimed at those with sightloss and disabilities, providing a variety of sensory stimulus, such as coloured lights, soothing music and textured objects to feel. If you were thinking of helping out, your role would include interacting…

Communtiy carol concert at All Saints Church

New Year, New Update

First of all, Happy New Year to you all from everyone here at the Wilberforce Trust! As many of you will know we have been busy over the past couple of months with some exciting fundraising activities, not to mention preparing our first Christmas Party we’ve had for all of our workers, volunteers and members.…

A picture of one of our volunteers, Jane, during one of her weekly visits to Bev, a Wilberforce tenant

Wilberforce joins up with other carers in York Jobs Fair to recruit staff

The Wilberforce Trust, looking to recruit support workers for its tenanted houses in York and Tadcaster, has joined up with two other care organisations to stage a Jobs Fair at the Monkbar Hotel in York on Thursday 23 October. Open from 8am to 8pm, job seekers can drop into the event to meet Wilberforce staff and…