Vision Care for Homeless People needs you
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Vision Care for Homeless People needs you

Vision Care for Homeless People is a charity set up to provide eye care services to homeless and other vulnerable people in an accessible and friendly environment in which they feel safe, welcome and comfortable.

We currently operate three weekly clinics (two in London and one in Birmingham) and will shortly be opening our fourth clinic in west London.

We are looking for optometrists and dispensing opticians who can ideally commit to one morning or afternoon per month, or just do a one off clinic .Your time can be voluntary, or if you choose, paid.

“I have volunteered since the summer of 2007 and have enjoyed using my skills to benefit those in need and being able to give spectacles free of charge. I now try to volunteer once every month”. Nahida Haque – volunteer dispenser

“I like to spend time in the local library reading and so my glasses mean a lot to me. Thank you”. Mr Brian Shepherd – patient

If you would like to help a homeless or vulnerable person see a brighter future, please email or call 020 8356 6532 for further information.


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Vision Care for Homeless People needs you