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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
Fax:212-383-1350
World Wide Web: http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cbvh/
TTY/TDD:866-871-6000


Description:

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.




Hours:

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