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NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)

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
Suite 1315
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-961-4440

Queens Outstation

Telephone 718-557-8860

Lower Manhattan

Serving all ages in Brooklyn and Staten Island; and in Manhattan, 23rd St. and south.
80 Maiden Lane
Suite 401
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-825-5710

The below website provided for assistance and information.
NYS Commission for the Blind Website

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Helen Keller Services for the Blind

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

  • Phone: 718-522-2122
  • Fax: 718-935-9463

Helen Keller Services for the Blind Website

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The Lighthouse Guild

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 

  • Phone: 212-821-9200; 212-769-6200; 800-284-4422
  • TTY: 212-821-9713
  • Fax: 212-821-9707
  • E-mail:

The Lighthouse Guild Website

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Visions Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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

  • Phone: 212-625-1616
  • Fax: 212-219-4078

Visions website

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Catholic Charities Community Services Guild for the Blind

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

  • Phone: 646-794-2097
  • Fax: 212-421-0021
  • E-mail:

Catholic Charities Community Services Guild for the Blind Website

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Addiction Treatment for Individuals with Disabilities: Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind

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.

  • Phone: : 1-866-650-2452

Rehab Center Contact Form

Rehab Center for the Blind Website

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