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OBAC (Organisation of Blind Africans and Caribbeans)

Contact details

OBAC (Organisation of Blind Africans and Caribbeans)
1st Floor, Gloucester House
8 Camberwell New Road

Public phone: 020 7735 3400


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice, information and support for blind and partially sighted African and Caribbean people on education, employment, training, housing and health. Counselling on sight loss, mobility training. Advice on welfare rights, disability rights and general health advice. Befriending. Social activities and networking. Produce the Voice newspaper on tape weekly, and a monthly magazine. Outreach services.

Target group: Primarily Blind and partially sighted African and Caribbean people. We have extended our remit to people with physical and other sensory impairment and long term disabling health conditions from other ethnic minority communities.

Area served: All London.

How to contact: Drop-in, phone, email or write.


Monday: 9.30am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 5pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 5pm

Friday: 9.30am - 5pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Chair lift. Home visits can be arranged.

Other information

Languages other than English: Arabic, French, Ibo, Krio, Somali, Yoruba and access to interpreters.

Charity number: 1142005

Year established: 1988

Staffing: 7 part time staff.

Public transport: Oval tube. Buses 36, 59, 133, 159, 185, 436.

Record last checked: 02 October 2017


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