Who we are

The Scottish Council on Visual Impairment (SCOVI) is an umbrella organisation committed to promoting equality and opportunity for people affected by serious sight loss across Scotland.

Its predecessor, the Scottish National Federation for the Welfare of the Blind (SNFWB) was formed in 1917 as a link between Institutions and Societies for the blind. 

In 2017 SCOVI celebrated its 100th year, find out more about the history of SCOVI.

Join SCOVI now to build a louder, more diverse voice for the Scottish vision sector.

Our trustees help shape SCOVI. Find out more about our Trustees and Staff.

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  • Upcoming events from around the Scottish vision sector

    April 24, 2018
    • SCOVI Trustee Board Meeting

      April 24, 2018  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
      TBC

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    April 27, 2018
    • Aberdeen See Hear strategy meeting

      April 27, 2018  1:15 pm - 4:00 pm
      NESS

      Aberdeen See Hear group - 1.15 for a 1.30 start.

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    May 8, 2018
    • Cross Party Group in Visual Impairment

      May 8, 2018  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      "The Scottish Parliament, EH99 1SP"

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