Oxfordshire Association for the Blind (OAB)

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  • Address: Bradbury Lodge, Gordon Woodward Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4XL
  • Tel:01865 72 55 95
  • Email: admin@oxeyes.org.uk
  • Web:www.oxeyes.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4pm
    • Friday 9am - 4pm

Map for Oxfordshire Association for the Blind (OAB)

Organisation details

Description

The centre is also the Association's headquarters from which a range of services are run including:
- information and advice
- quarterly newsletter
- demonstration and loan (when possible) of specialist electronic aids
- welfare officer
- agent for British Wireless for the Blind Fund
- home visiting service (someone to come and chat to you, read your mail or a newspaper, do small odd jobs, and accompany you on short walks or trips to the shops or doctors)
- an early intervention scheme, in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council
- exhibitions of specialist equipment
- technology suite with opportunities for IT training
- awareness training
- braille transcription
- counselling service
- audio book (tape) library.

The Association also runs a Sight Advisory Desk at Oxford Eye Hospital.

Services offered:

  • Loan equipment
  • Trips and outings
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Computer skills
  • Braille transcription
  • Library services

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  • This organisation was verified on 7 January 2016