The mission of the New York State Commission for the Blind is to enhance employability, to maximize independence and to assist in the development of the capacities and strengths of people who are legally blind.
Lower Manhattan Office
80 Maiden Lane. 4th floor
New York, NY 10038
Provides community rehabilitation services, senior day centers, pre-school programs, day treatment programs, social services, adaptive low-vision clinic, and audiological services.
57 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5211
The Lighthouse Guild assists persons of all ages who are blind or partially sighted to lead independent and productive lives
250 W 64th St,
New York, NY 10023
VISIONS is a non-profit agency that promotes the independence of people who are blind or visually impaired.
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Catholic Guild for the Blind provides rehabilitative, educational, job placement and social services for legally blind children, adults and seniors residing in the five boroughs of NYC, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan Counties.
1011 First Ave., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Addiction can be a harrowing experience for anyone. For those with a sensory disability such as Deaf, Hard of Hearing, blind or low vision, this experience can be even more daunting. This webpage contains information on specific risk factors for this population, the dangers of substance use disorders (SUD), important elements and access points within treatment, and resources to help you find a program to best serve your needs.