The mission of the New York State Commission for the Blind is to enhance employability, maximize independence, and assist in the development of the capacities and strengths of people who are legally blind.
Serving adults and young adults (transition services) in the Bronx, the western part of Queens, and north of 23rd St. in Manhattan.
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building
163 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
Serving all ages in Brooklyn and Staten Island; and in Manhattan, 23rd St. and south.
80 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
The below website provided for assistance and information.
NYS Commission for the Blind Website
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
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
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
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
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.