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VISIONS/Services for the
Blind and Visually Impaired
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10013-1354
Phone: 212- 625-1616

One of the most significant and social events on the
Bronx calendar will be held on March 12, 2015 Visions
Services for the Blind
 will host their 22nd Annual Dinner
and Awards Ceremony at Tosca Restaurant.  
Click here for honorees and tickets...

"Promoting the independence of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired through free services and training."

visions  is an agency with 86 years of history dedicated to helping individuals with vision loss learn the skills they need to continue to live full and independent lives.

visions was the first NYC social service agency to integrate blind senior adults into the mainstream of neighborhood life.  The Bronx has 27 senior center programs where VISIONS provides support and training to enable older blind persons to fully participate.

For older adults who have lost their sight, rehabilitation services are provided directly in their homes and/or at VISIONS' rehabilitation facilities.  learn more ( )

Visions instructs blind teenagers and adults in daily living skills and safe travel.  Teens transitioning from school to work and adults participate in individual and group experiences to maximize their potential for employment.  

Visions at Selis Manor is a community center on 23rd Street in Manhattan offering classes, training support groups, volunteers and networking for blind New Yorkers.

Visions VISIONS Center on Blindness
(VCB) a year round overnight facility, offers educational, social and rehabilitation activities, for adults (18 years and older), families and seniors who are blind or visually impaired.  Guide rails border the paths and tactile maps allow freedom of movement

visions  educates community leaders, volunteers, and staff at various centers and institutions how to identify and refer people with vision loss for services and how to integrate blind people into existing programs. 

visions seeks to serve the underserved.  Programs reach elders, ethnically diverse, limited English speaking, and multi-disabled persons.  Staff are bilingual and multi-cultural, building bridges in various languages to many cultures.

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 toll-free telephone number (1-888-625-1616) as well as a fully accessible website, both of which are linked to a New York State database of accessible products and services: .


The Blindline® Call Center is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information, or to learn how you can become a Blindline® Information Specialist, contact: 1-888-625-1616 Ext. 710  


Services are FREE to the Consumer!

For more information contact:

VISIONS/Services for the
Blind and Visually Impaired
500 Greenwich Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10013-1354

212- 625-1616
Fax:     212-219- 4078
Toll Free:

Please Visit our Website at

visions / Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired meets all of the BBB Wise Giving Standards and is an accredited charity and member of the BBB seal program for Charity Accountability.

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