Befrie1di1g service is lifeli1e
FIFE Society for the Blind’s befriending service is a lifeline for many people with a sight impairment as it offers companionship and support.
Volunteer befrienders make a huge difference to the life of a person with sight loss and they can also meet new friends and learn new skills, such as sight awareness, emergency first aid and guiding techniques training.
A survey on loneliness shows it doesn’t affect older people — it hits anyone regardless of their age.
And those with sight loss can feel lonely and isolated too, keen to become active and connected members of their community.
Why not help us and join our volunteers? Make the time to stop and listen to someone suffering from loneliness.
CArl HoYson, Vhie& exeVutive, Fi&e PoViety &or the BlinY, Wilson Avenue, Kir-VAlYy.