New York State. Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped.

Address:80 Maiden Lane, 23 Floor New York NY 10038
Telephone(s):866-871-3000 212-825-5710
World Wide Web: http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cbvh/


The Commission provides, purchases, and/or coordinates the following services for legally blind New York State residents: consultation, advocacy and referral services for children in the areas of education, transitional planning, summer recreation, and community resources; aid in social adjustment and daily living skills for older adults; vocational rehabilitation; independent living programs; business enterprise program for vendors operating on federal property; benefits counseling; and an equipment loan fund.


Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be legally blind and a resident of New York State.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Target Groups(By Need):ChildrenOlder AdultsVisual Impairments