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

    July 4, 2018
    • Technology Day: Fife Society for the Blind

      July 4, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
      Parliament Hall, St Mary’s College, St Andrews, KY16 9JU

      These events are open to everyone, and provide an opportunity to find out more about the latest technology available to help those with sight loss and hearing loss stay independent, at home and on the move.

      Find out more at https://scovi.org.uk/fife-technology-days/

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