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Health, Disability & Inclusion Support Services

Living with a health condition and/or disability can be difficult, but there are plenty of bespoke support services in Jersey who can offer specific advice, guidance and support to individuals and families.
To find out more about each service, click on their name and you will be directed to their website. 

Health, Disability & Inclusion Support Services

The following services are listed in alphabetical order.  If you know of any services that we have missed out, please tell your Employment Coordinator and we will add them to our directory. 

 

Autism Jersey

Enabling people on the autism spectrum to achieve their potential by advocating for an inclusive community and providing personalised services to individuals, families and carers.

 

Eyecan

Jersey’s only charity focused solely on supporting Islanders with sight impairment.  Eyecan work closely with all age groups, from infants through to the elderly, enabling people with a sight impairment and their families to benefit from social events, activities and tailored support.

 

Headway Jersey

Headway Jersey provides free support, information and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers.

 

Jersey Alzheimer's Association

Find information and advice on the symptoms and diagnosis of dementia, tips for living with people affected by dementia and information on services including events, activities and counselling for people living with or affected by dementia. 

 

Jersey Brain Tumour Charity

Help, support and information for those affected by brain tumours. 

 

Jersey Deaf Society

Assist the local dDeaf community to gain equal access as hearing residents through services such as social activities, communication and home safety equipment, access to Adult Education and by providing awareness courses to service providers and voluntary organisations. 

The Deaf Partnership Board was established in March 2006.  It is a forum for various agencies who provide support to:

  • dDeaf people
  • those who are hard of hearing
  • parents / carers of dDeaf people and those hard of hearing

 

Jersey Eating Disorder Support (JEDS)

A registered local Jersey Charity providing support for those affected by eating disorders and their families and friends.

 

Jersey Mencap

Jersey Mencap supports children and adults with a learning disability. 

 

Liberate

Liberate’s mission is to support those who identify as part of a minority and/or historically excluded group (“Minorities”), their families, friends and associates living in the Channel Islands.

Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey offers free emotional support, practical information and group support to people in Jersey with any type of cancer and at any stage, along with their families and friends. 

 

Oxygen Therapy Centre

Provide support and rehabilitation for people in Jersey who are living with various chronic conditions such as MS, Fibromyalgia, ME, Chronic Pain and Fatigue.

 

Pain Support Jersey

A charity run by and for persistent pain sufferers, offering practical help, friendship and encouragement.  Their sessions are led by pain specialists from the Pain Management Centre at Overdale Hospital.

 

St John Ambulance Carer Support Programme

The free Carers' Support Programme is for informal carers who are caring for a friend or relative in their own home. St John Ambulance also welcome volunteers who care for people within the voluntary sector to take part in this course.

 

Stroke Association

Jersey Stroke Recovery Service provides practical advice, emotional support and high-quality information following a stroke.  Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, they will work with you to identify and address your physical needs through a personalised plan, and support you to rebuild your life after stroke.

 

The Association of Jersey Charities website has a comprehensive list of local charities, support services and groups  that you can access for help and advice.  To find out more, click on the link below: 

Association of Jersey Charities

Advocacy Services

Advocates support people to speak for themselves, make their own decisions and have control over their lives.  The following service supports people to make their voice heard:

My Voice

Their mission is to support people who are severely affected by mental illness or lacking capacity.  My Voice employs a team of specialist mental health advocates who work across Jersey.  Their specialist national training and skills enable their advocates to work with individuals with the most complex needs.  

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