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NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)

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

  • Phone: 212-825-5710

NYS Commission for the Blind Website

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Helen Keller Services for the Blind

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

  • Phone: 718-522-2122
  • Fax: 718-935-9463

Helen Keller Services for the Blind Website

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The Lighthouse Guild

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 

  • Phone: 212-821-9200; 212-769-6200; 800-284-4422
  • TTY: 212-821-9713
  • Fax: 212-821-9707
  • E-mail: info@lighthouse.org

The Lighthouse Guild Website

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Visions Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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

  • Phone: 212-625-1616
  • Fax: 212-219-4078

Visions website

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Catholic Charities Community Services Guild for the Blind

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

  • Phone: 646-794-2097
  • Fax: 212-421-0021
  • E-mail: judith.katzen@archny.org

Catholic Charities Community Services Guild for the Blind Website

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Addiction Treatment for Individuals with Disabilities: Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind

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.

  • Phone: : 1-866-650-2452

Rehab Center Contact Form

Rehab Center for the Blind Website

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