Organisation of Blind African-Caribbeans (OBAC)

OBAC provides advice information and support to disabled people in particular the blind and partially sighted, to ensure that they have access to relevant services and are able to overcome barriers that prevent them becoming active members of the community. Also works on their behalf to influence decision and policy makers.

OBAC offers legal, immigration and welfare advice.

OBAC offers accredited training projects that create pathways into employment, further education and training in basic, soft and key skills. These include CV preparation, job searching, ESOL and ITQ.

OBAC offers a free transcription service to service users and members. Documents are transcribed into Braille, Audiotape and Large Print upon request. Produces the Voice newspaper, New African magazine and African Trumpet newspaper on tape. Also information on local and national events.

Support services centre around independent living schemes, advocacy and outreach work. These include aids and adaptation, grants, domiciliary services, financial management and mobility.

Currency of information: 
September 2016
Street: 
1st Floor, Gloucester House
8 Camberwell New Road
City: 
London
Post Code: 
SE5 0TA
Telephone: 
020 7735 3400
Fax: 
020 7582 8334
Email: 
info@obac.org.uk

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm

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