The Wilberforce Trust are committed to supporting people with sight loss, we do this through our supported accommodation, low vision clinic, visual awareness training and activities within the living and learning zone. Vision Our vision is to see a world in which all people with sight loss, including those with other disabilities, are truly integrated […]
The Wilberforce Walk challenge…6 walks…1 day Following on from last years success we are taking on the Wilberforce Way Challenge on the 24th June 2017. Last year we raised over £6,000. A target we are sure we can exceed this year. There are six stunning routes to choose from, including a three mile accessible walk […]
Our popular sensory sessions have been running for over two years at our Huntington headquarters. Our pop up room offers a great range of equipment to explore the senses. Sessions are for both adults and children with disabilities, including sight loss, autism and learning disabilities. The equipment in the sensory room offers a variety of sensory experiences, tactile, audio, visual and […]
The Wilberforce Trust traces its roots back to 1833, when the Yorkshire School for the Blind was opened in York in memory of William Wilberforce, who had died that year. The school was set up in one of York’s best-known historic buildings – the King’s Manor in the centre of York.
Room Hire in York If you are looking for room hire in York, Conferences@Wilberforce offers a smart, modern small conference centre only 15 minutes by car from the historic city centre, or 5 minutes or less from the northern York outer ring road (A1037). There is secure, on-site parking but if you are not traveling […]