Charity registered in Scotland SC039316
We're RNIB and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Our practical and emotional support can help people who are blind, partially sighted or losing their sight, face the future with confidence.
We provide emotional support, advice, access to technology and ways to continue reading as well as campaigning and advice on staying in work.
We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities within Edinburgh & The Lothians and across Scotland, including: Befriending; Driving; Gardening Support; Social Activities; Art & Crafts; Technology Support; Sighted Guide Companion Walker; Fundraising; IT Learning Support: Children & Young People's Support and Welfare Benefits Rights.
28th August 2018
Jackie Brown lives in Dunbar and is a fundraiser for RNIB Scotland. It was in 1998 when she went into hospital to have a lung removed that Jackie Brown began to have problems with her vision. Books were becoming increasingly difficult to read and she knew something was wrong. It … Read more
31st July 2018
RNIB Scotland Director, James Adams, calls on the Scottish Government to review their guidance on shared spaces. In recent years the investment in developing our city and town centres to improve the streetscape and boost local economies has been welcome. Not least the considerabl… Read more
11th July 2018
Amanda was part of the team who took on the Aberdeen Kiltwalk in June. Here she’s written about her experience and why she would encourage others to take part in fundraising events. Picture shows Amanda, Jane, Daniel, Angela and Annette posing behind an oversized picture frame w… Read more