We want blind and partially sighted children and young people, aged 25 and under, to enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, opportunities and quality of life as those who have full sight.
Here you will find information on how we can help, and contact details to find out more.
We provide a range of services for blind and partially sighted children and young people and their families. Our team also provide specialised services to those who support them in education, recreation and the wider community
We offer a wide range of activities, including:
Watch this video featuring Andrea talking about what inspired her to become an ambassador for our charity in Northern Ireland and elaborates on her own sight loss journey. Andrea, who won The Voice UK in 2013, is a long term supporter of our work here within the sight loss community living in Northern Ireland.
Are you a parent of a child with sight loss? Would you like to speak to other parents? If so you can contact Angel Eyes Northern Ireland, a local parents' charity working in partnership with RNIB NI.
There may be times in a child's life that they may need help beyond what their teacher can provide. If this is the case, what support can you expect for your child in Northern Ireland and how do you access it?
The information in this document has been written for parents or guardians of children with sight loss.
We’re proud to be a part of the Youth Inclusion Hub in Northern Ireland.
The Youth Inclusion Hub supports youth workers in promoting inclusion in mainstream youth clubs and activities. We advise on matters concerning inclusive youth work in Northern Ireland, such as working with young people with a disability.
The Hub is a combined project between Mencap, RNIB NI, Lilac Project, Disability Sports Northern Ireland (DSNI), Cedar Foundation and the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS).
If you would like to find out more about the services, support, information and activities RNIB Northern Ireland's Children, Family and Youth Services offer:
tel: 028 9032 9373
Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most. Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.Donate now