NCBI Working for People with Sight Loss

Support NCBI in its mission to break down barriers for the 54,810 blind and vision impaired people throughout Ireland.

Choose from a host of ways to support NCBI – as a volunteer, through your company, by joining the Eye Can lottery, by organising an event in the community or including a gift to NCBI in your will.

Be assured that your support is vital to our mission and much appreciated. Please find out more below or call our helpline 1850 33 43 53 to talk to someone about your plans.

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Transport Training Centre

The Transport Training Centre will be Ireland’s only and most extensive indoor transport training facility. The centre aims to equip people with disabilities with the mobility skills to complete end to end journeys confidently and independently using multiple modes of
public transport.


Download Transport Training centre PDF

Residential Rehabilitation Centre

The objective of this service is to enable teenagers, young people and adults with a visual impairment function to the best of their abilities.


Residential Rehabilitation Centre

Rehabilitative & Vocational Training Hub

NCBI seeks to develop training and education hubs in different locations offering personalised learning and employment plans to those living with sight loss, ensuring those who are most isolated feel connected and supported. These hubs would offer a mix of online and on-site training.

Download Rehabilitative & Vocational Training Hub

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Include NCBI in your will

We rely on legacy gifts to continue our work. We hope you will consider contributing to NCBI’s work of enabling people who are blind or vision impaired to overcome the barriers that impede their independence and participation in society.

NCBI is now a charity partner of which was set up to enable people to draft their own legal documents online.


NCBI in your will

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Community Fundraising

Our community fundraising team will be pleased to support your local efforts on behalf of NCBI. This could take the form of an event, a public collection, or a personal challenge.


Contact our team

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Options For Companies

NCBI invites partnerships with companies and organisations. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) opportunities span employee learning programmes, skill-sharing, and volunteering – as well as more traditional fundraising activities.


Download Corporate Options