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The society are now running classes and names are being taken for future sessions. If this is something you would be interested in taking part in or would like further information on please contact Julie Stormont on 0191 567 3939.


My Guide ‘Friends & Family’ training in Sunderland

Would you like your friends and family to have a better understanding of your eye condition and have more confidence guiding you? If so, My Guide Friends & Family training can help you! 

We can provide free, bespoke training for friends and family members tailored specifically to your needs. The training is part of the My Guide service, provided by Guide Dogs in association with Sunderland & County Durham Royal Society for the Blind. It consists of a basic introduction to sight loss awareness and sighted guiding techniques. The session will make you more confident that your family understands your eye condition and how to guide you safely and correctly. As friends and family, you can be confident you’re providing the best support possible.  We are planning a number of training sessions in the new building, date to be announced shortly.

To book places on this training, please call Julie on 0191 567 3939 or email


Sunderland Coffee Mornings 2018

Sunderland Coffee Mornings are held at our office at 53, St Luke’s Terrace, Pallion, Sunderland commencing at 10am on the second Wednesday of each month. Future dates are;

12th December