Blindline® is a uniquely comprehensive information and referral service for people who are blind or visually impaired, their family members, caregivers, and professional service providers. The service includes a telephone number as well as a fully-accessible website, both linked to a database of accessible products and services, such as:
If a particular information request cannot be found in the internal database, a Blindline® Information Specialist will continue to research the subject, and will return any findings to the caller in their preferred format: voice, email, Braille, large or standard sized print. In addition, Blindline® is a vocational training program, designed to enhance the performance skills of the volunteers who are blind or visually impaired.
The Blindline® Call Center phone line is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information about this service, or to volunteer as an Information Specialist, contact:
Contact: Michael J. Cush, Director of Workforce Development Phone: (212) 625-1616 Ext. 139 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blindline® is staffed by volunteers who are blind or visually impaired. Volunteers acquire skills that are useful in pursuing full-time employment. If you are interested in volunteering to work at Blindline® call (212) 625-1616.
Blindline® is supported, in part, by the New York City Council.