Waltham Forest Blind Association
Room 1, Community Place
806 Leyton high road
Public phone: 020 8558 0355
Service offered: Advice and information on a range of issues for people living in Waltham Forest who are registered blind or partially sighted. Weekly talking newspaper in English, Hindi and Urdu. Outings and festival celebrations. Outreach and drop-in centre at Frederic Street Community Centre, off St James Street E17 7LF Tuesdays 1pm-4pm. Recreational activities. Befriending for isolated people.
Target group: Blind and partially sighted people and their families and carers.
Area served: London Borough of Waltham Forest.
How to contact: Drop In (Limited during coronavirus pandemic), phone or email.
Monday: 10am - 3pm
Tuesday: 10am - 3.30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday: 10am - 3pm
Friday: 10am - 3pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Blue badge parking. Level entrance. Information in large print and on tape.
Languages other than English: Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Language Line.
Charity number: 1130235
Year established: 1994
Public transport: Buses 53, 69, 97, 230, 257, 275, W15, W16.
Record last checked: 10 March 2021