A Message to Our Participants and Supporters in Regard to COVID-19
VISIONS is very happy to be restarting our in-home vision rehabilitation therapy and community mobility training as of July 7, 2020. If you or a loved one are experiencing legal blindness or you are not sure if your severe vision loss qualifies for services, please contact VISIONS to learn about our free services. Call 212-625-1616 and ask for intake, or email Carmen Rivera at email@example.com. Free vision rehabilitation training is offered by VISIONS certified professional staff throughout NYC, Long Island, Westchester County, and the Lower Hudson Valley.
Welcome to VISIONS
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a nonprofit rehabilitation and social service organization. VISIONS purpose is to develop and implement individualized programs to assist people who are blind and visually impaired of all ages to lead independent and active lives, and to educate the public to understand the capabilities and needs of people who are blind and visually impaired.
For People with Vision Loss
Adjusting to vision loss is a process that takes training and practice. VISIONS serves people of all ages in every neighborhood of New York City, Long Island and Westchester
Locations & Service Area
VISIONS serves participants in all boroughs of NYC, as well as Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and several counties in New Jersey. All legally blind and visually impaired persons sponsored by their state commission for the blind are eligible for residential short-term training at VISIONS Center on Blindness (VCB).
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500 Greenwich Street, Suite 302
New York, NY 10013
135 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
VISIONS Center on Blindness
111 Summit Park Road
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Help Job Seekers Gain Work Skills!
There are many ways to help make a difference in the lives of job seekers with visual impairments:
For Families & Unpaid Caregivers
Success for every blind person depends on family support!
How to Support VISIONS
The best way you can support VISIONS: Make a Donation!
Whether it is making an individual donation, or giving us a lead for a Foundation Grant, or Corporate Sponsor that is aligned with our mission, every bit helps!
Here Are Ways You Can Give Today
- Online, by clicking the button below
- Donor Advised Fund
- Gifts of Appreciated Stock
- Qualified Charitable Distributions
- Consider Including VISIONS in Your Will
Other Ways to Support Us
Join a Borough Advisory Board!
Grouped by borough, members of VISIONS Advisory Boards help promote the issues important to the agency, represent VISIONS at community events, assist in raising funds to support the amazing work we do, and help solicit new contributors for our annual fundraising events.
Volunteer at Our Senior Center
VISIONS Center on Aging located in Manhattan is always looking for volunteers. Volunteers may assist participants with reading mail, and other types of written materials, escorting them in the community for shopping and appointments, and helping in a variety of programs (i.e. quilting, arts & crafts, knitting, photography, ceramics, and technology training).