Crisis at Christmas Opticians Service starts

Building of the clinic for this years Crisis at Christmas optical clinic is underway. We start running the clinic this afternoon and anticipate it will be as busy as last…

Read More »

Lansdowne Club hosts VCHP Dinner

Volunteers, trustees, and supporters of Vision Care for Homeless People gathered in London last week for the launch of The Homeless Eye Health Alliance to improve access to eye health…

Read More »

Crisis at Christmas 2017 calls for volunteers

The optical service of Crisis at Christmas is looking for keen volunteers to make the clinics as successful as last year. During the seven days of clinics hundreds of homeless…

Read More »

Vision Care Lansdowne Dinner a Huge Success

We would like to thank everybody who attended and contributed to our first Vision Care for Homeless People Dinner. Thanks to the support received by our guests we took over…

Read More »

Homeless eye clinic opens in Exeter

Exeter’s new Vision Care for Homeless People clinic opened this week with an enthusiastic team of volunteers. Made possible by support from the Local Optical Committee, a team of volunteer…

Read More »

Crisis opticians service enthuses volunteers

Volunteers powered up eyecare clinics throughout London during the Crisis week – and saw hundreds of clients, dispensing glasses with extreme powers ranging from -9.5 to +10.5 dioptres. Organised by…

Read More »

VCHP attend the QNI Homeless Health Conference

VCHP were pleased to be exhibit and attending the Queen’s Nursing Institute Nursing for all Homeless Health Conference. 160 people attended from around the world to share their experiences of…

Read More »

Elaine completes her epic one day cycle across Ireland

Our chair Elaine Styles has completed her cycle challenge for this summer which was to cycle across the whole of Ireland in one day on the 19th July! The epic…

Read More »

Runner raises nearly £1,500 for VCHP in London Marathon

We would like to thank Andy Stalker for running the London Marathon in 4 hours, 44 minutes and raising nearly £1,500 so far for VCHP. This is fantastic support for…

Read More »

Aston optometry students help raise funds for homeless people

Aston University optometry students turned out in force to support a good cause that is close to home last weekend. A team of undergraduates volunteered to act as marshals for…

Read More »