OBAC (Organisation of Blind Africans and Caribbeans)
1st Floor, Gloucester House
8 Camberwell New Road
Public phone: 020 7735 3400
Website URL: http://www.obac.org.uk
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
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Chair lift. Home visits can be arranged.
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