KAB is a registered charity helping people with sight impairments in Kent, covering Medway, Bromley and Bexley to be independent, mobile and safe. Contact http://www.kab.org.uk/ or
telephone 020 8464 8406.
If you are visiting the West Kent Eye Centre at the Princess Royal University Hospital or the Eye Clinic call Chris Wilsdon who is the KAB Eye Clinics Liaison Officer for the area on 07795 558560.
Working with the Ophthalmic Department in Bromley, he will talk to you about your eye condition and provide advice and information to people with a sight impairment.
RNIB helping people who lost their sight to find their lives again http://www.rnib.org.uk
EnBro - This organisation has special Spring walks for BDTN listeners http://www.enbro.org.uk
Guide to Services for Older People at Bromley AGE UK http://www.ageukbromley.org.uk
VIPAS Visually Impaired Persons Active Social group. For details contact Toby 020 8325 0186, or Joan 020 8462 7903.
VocalEyes is a nationwide audio description charity, providing access to the arts for blind and partially sighted people http://www.vocaleyes.co.uk
Calibre Audio Library, a national charity providing subscription free service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities who cannot read print http://www.calibre.org.uk
National talking newspapers and magazines – The Talking Newspaper Association of the UK. An alternative to printed newspapers and magazines available to hear on CD player, tablet, smart phone or laptop http://www.tnauk.org.uk
Guide Dogs – formerly known as The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. There are over 4,700 guide dog owners in the UK. Find out how Guide Dogs can help you get out and about http://www.guidedogs.org.uk
Local clubs for the blind:
Regrettably, all the local independent clubs for the blind have now closed.
However, the KAB has a Coffee Morning on most Wednesdays in Bromley Town Centre. See "KAB" above for contact details.