Lackawanna County Association for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Lackawanna County Association for the Blind
228 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 342-7613 (Local)
(570) 348-1813 (Fax)
(866) 662-5300 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.
Staff description: Uses volunteers.
Geographic area served: Lackawanna, Pike, and Wayne Counties.
Publications: Monthly newsletter.


Paul Trama, Station Manager, (570) 348-1812
Mary Lou Wascavich, Executive Director,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Supplies prevention information via speakers' bureau. Offers Prevention of Blindness program, eye safety program, preschool vision screening, glaucoma screening clinics. Refers for other health services.
  • Counseling
    • Provides social evaluation, individual counseling, referral to community services. Refers for other counseling/social work services.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in personal management and home management skills. Refers for other rehabilitation services.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Refers for employment-oriented services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Supplies prevention information via speakers' bureau, films, radio, and television.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers arts and crafts, hobby groups, aerobics, bowling. Refers for other recreational services.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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