Family Support and Events

With the right support, blind and partially sighted children and young people can take part in activities, socialise and have fun growing up feeling included.

What we offer

Our Children, Young People and Family (CYPF) teams provide information and advice for parents and young people. 

Shape and Share events

RNIB Children, Young People and Families (CYPF) team offers regular opportunities for children and young people aged 0-25 and their families to come together in various locations across the UK.

Each event offers:

  • A chance to meet other families
  • Activities, games or crafts for younger children
  • Engagement opportunities for young people
  • Support, information and discussion for families on a range of topics relating to everyday life at home, education, transitions, social life and leisure, mobility and independence.
  • Opportunities to have your say, shape and get involved in local and national campaigns.
  • Information about wider services from RNIB and partner organisations.

All children and young people aged 0-25, their siblings, parents and family members are welcome to attend.

We will be publishing dates and locations for 2019/20 on this page shortly. If you would like to be contacted about these events please email [email protected] to be added to our distribution list.

There’s lots going on in WalesScotland and Northern Ireland too!

Get involved!

Contact your local team to find out what’s on in your area.

You can also call our Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email [email protected].

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