Jean Supporting EYECAN

Image of Jean cleaning EYECAN's banner

Jean, one of our Volunteers, kindly came to Westlea Centre recently to clean all our banners. Thank you Jean! There are always little jobs that need doing and we are so thankful for all the time our volunteers give to our charity.

Collection Pots

Image of EYECAN's collection pot

Alongside other great charities and organisations, our collection boxes can be found in the following Channel Islands Co-operative stores until the 31st of October 2021: Grouville, Pontac, Maufant, Georgetown, Sion and New Era Pharmacy. EYECAN would not be able to offer its services to the Island’s residents with a sight impairment without the generous donations […]

Lord Blunkett visits Westlea Centre

EYECAN Staff Members standing next to Lord Blunkett

On Friday 22nd October Lord Blunkett visited Westlea Centre where he met with Staff and members of the EYECAN committee. Lord Blunkett was shown around the centre and there was a discussion about provision in place for Islanders with a sight impairment and the differences between Jersey and mainland UK. Lord Blunkett spoke to the […]

EYECAN Newsletter – July 2021

Image of EYECAN members sitting together at Westlea Centre

EYECAN extends a big Hello to all friends. What a time we’ve all had since it was business as usual! We hope the recent crisis treated you kindly and that today finds you fit and well and looking forward to re-engaging with friends, activities and support. Some of you, understandably, may have lingering anxieties. Let […]

EYECAN Equipment

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The team at EYECAN are skilled at making communications as accessible as possible. Advice and support can be given over the phone or in person at Westlea Centre. We can also arrange home visits.

Alzheimer’s Month

Photo of man looking pensively out of the window

September is Alzheimer’s Month. Social isolation and a lack of stimulus, which can result from sight loss, can escalate the onset and course of dementia. There is a lot which can be done to support islanders with sight loss so it is important that the sight of anyone you care for, is checked as soon […]

Traffic Signal Refurbishment Programme – GHE Post Covid-19


Infrastructure has advised their programme of work scheduled for traffic signals and junctions for 2020. They will endeavour to complete work as quickly as possible and will advise any changes that may occur to the schedule. Please check below and note any work which is likely to affect the routes you take during August.   […]

EYECAN spectacle voucher scheme for under 8’s

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Today, on World Sight Day, look out for news about EYECAN’s forthcoming Spectacles voucher scheme for children under 8. The article below has been shared with the media. Sight loss charity to trial spectacles voucher scheme for children under the age of 8.  Good vision is a key to a child succeeding at school. Reading, […]

A Christmas message from the President of EYECAN


You don’t need us to remind you how challenging 2020 has been. But while this year will long be remembered as a time of hardship, we’ve also seen an outpouring of kindness, resilience and community spirit. Our President, Ed Daubeney would like to extend the following message to all our volunteers, members and supporters. On […]

Christmas Raffle Draw


EYECAN’s Christmas Raffle has just been drawn and we have our winning tickets. 1st Prize   £1000 goes to ticket holder 243 2nd Prize  £250 goes to ticket holder 106 3rd Prize     £50 goes to ticket holder 369 Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket. Special thanks to G4S for once again sponsoring our Christmas Raffle […]