Headway Jersey provides essential support, information and services to people in Jersey who are affected by brain injury. As the charity has grown and awareness of the work we do for those who are affected by brain injuries increases, we are contacted regularly for information and advice.
From very small beginnings in 1997 the charity has grown dramatically. The Headway centre is now seeing an increase in the number of referrals. We currently have over 150 survivors of brain injury registered with us as members. Some require occasional support, however up to 70 members access our services on a weekly basis. These services are an essential lifeline for our members and also provide support and respite to families and carers who need it most.
About Brain Injury
There are two types of brain injury, traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury. For more information on both of these as well as our downloadable fact sheets, click here.
About the Centre
The Headway Centre at Le Coie opens 5 days a week to run various sessions and operates a mini bus service to collect our brain injured members.
The Headway team is made up of a small team of staff and many volunteers who assist within the Headway Centre, in our office and at our Charity shop.
Each service user has individual needs regarding their recovery and the charity has developed a diverse range of physical and cognitive rehabilitation programmes to meet as many needs as possible. Brain injury survivors can benefit from a range of facilities.
The charity shop will not only be selling the usual range of quality items including clothing, shoes, furniture and bric-a-brac but will also stock a range of cycle helmets, cards and crafts.
Despite all of the money raised by Headway Jersey remaining on the Island, we still maintain an affiliation with the main Headway charity in the UK