Our year in numbers: 2019

Here is a summary of KVIN’s past year with some interesting statistics;

  • We ran 225 drop-in sessions across 3 locations: Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Batley.
  • We had contact with and supported people with sight loss, their families and support networks and professionals on more than 700 occasions.
  • 80 new people with sight loss join our drop-in services.
  • Approximately 120 people with sight loss used our services.
  • We have 5 members of staff working part-time, 4 were recruited.
  • A team of 23 volunteers collectively run our services; 11 have Visual impairments, 12 are sighted.
  • We recruited 16 new volunteers.
  • An additional 18 volunteers helped us with events.
  • Volunteers contributed at least 3772 hours, equivalent to 2 full time workers.

What a busy year we have had!