Kingston Upon Thames Association for the Blind

Working Age

Working Age Forum (WAF)

The Working Age Forum is for all visually impaired people who are in work or seeking employment.

The Forum helps the members of four South West London visual impairment organisations to meet like-minded people and have time to share ideas and problems and feel less isolated.

Education and work-related content are generally included in their events – for example, they have had a presentation from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). They Forum discussed changing career due to sight loss and the London Sight Loss Council gave a presentation. They have also outlined the many types of blind sports.  

Upcoming events:

Wednesday June 21st, 12:00 - 2:20pm – Merton Vision
The longest day.  Picnic in Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Rd, London, Morden SM4 5JD.

September date tbc - Kingston Association for the Blind
Fairfield East, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2PT

Tuesday October 17th – Croydon Vision
Details to come.

Tuesday November 21st – Sutton Vision
Details to come.

Other useful organisations

Blind Ambition
Blind Ambition aims to improve the lives of people with sight loss. Amongst their many services they provide workshops on: health and wellbeing, benefits (including economic wellbeing) and education and employment.

Telephone: 0121 529 1786

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