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VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Address:
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 625-1616 Fax: (212) 219-4078

Satellite Address:
135 W. 23rd Street NY, NY 10011

Website:
http://www.visionsvcb.org/

Email:
info@visionsvcb.org

Mission:
VISIONS FREE services for blind and severely visually impaired persons of all ages include in-home rehabilitation and adjustment to blindness counseling, support groups, assistance with acquiring benefits and entitlements, computer training, workforce development and job placement, group activities, volunteer readers, intergenerational programs, caregiver supports, and Blindline information and referral services.

Agency Contact:
Nancy D. Miller
Executive Director/CEO
Ann DeShazo
Director of VISIONS at Selis Manor

Service Provided:
* Community Center for youth, adults and seniors who are blind or severely visually impaired on West 23rd Street
* Public Education Seminars
* Services for Blind Elders
* Social Services
* Overnight rehabilitation, group activities, family supports and respite at VISIONS Center on Blindness (VCB)
* In-home rehabilitation and mobility lessons
* Youth services and Employment Programs
Blindline I&R 212-625-3301

Catchment Area:
New York City, Westchester and Rockland Counties

Days/Hours:
Monday through Sunday 9am to 8 pm

Fees:
Free
suggested contribution for overnight residential programs

Eligibility:
Services are for legally blind and severely visually impaired persons of all ages.

Languages Spoken:
fourteen languages through bi-lingual staff

Wheelchair Access:
Yes

Agency Contact:
Nancy D Miller
Executive Director/CEO
212-625-1616
nmiller@visionsvcb.org

Primary Agency Contact:
Ann DeShazo
Director of VISIONS at Selis Manor
646-486-4444
adeshazo@visionsvcb.org

Primary Agency Contact:
Carmen Rivera
Intake Coordinator
212-625-1616
crivera@visionsvcb.org

Last Updated:
2011-03-30 11:36:27

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