Catholic Charities Services for Visually Impaired Persons - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Catholic Charities Services for Visually Impaired Persons
147 Schleigel Boulevard
Amityville, NY 11701
(631) 789-5215 (Local)
(631) 789-3844 (Fax)
(631) 789-5219 (TDD/TTY)
questions@catholiccharities.cc
http://www.catholiccharities.cc/ourservices/disabilities.html

Brief Description

Catholic Charities also provides food, housing, mental health, disabilities, chemical dependency, geriatric, disaster response, and HIV/AIDS services.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Locations

Visually Impaired Persons Center
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Staff

Kathleen McEntee, Program Coordinator, McEntee.Kathleen@catholiccharities.cc

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Sends intake person to speak at service centers about program in an effort to reach the elderly who are blind or legally blind.
  • Counseling
    • Offers individual, group, family/parent, couple counseling and referral to community services and other counseling/social work services.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in personal management and home management skills, remedial education, and sensory training in client's home and community. Refers for other rehabilitation services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Referral resources available to individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers specialization program for the blind and visually impaired.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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