Family Service of Central Indiana: Program for Visually Impaired Adults - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Family Service of Central Indiana: Program for Visually Impaired Adults
615 North Alabama Street, Suite 320
English Foundation Building
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 634-6341 (Local)
(317) 464-9575 (Fax)
(317) 634-6341 (TDD/TTY)
daustin@family-service-inc.org
http://www.family-service-inc.org

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 7,000 (total organization)
Number of staff: 50
Staff description: Professional counselors include Master's level therapists and a blind rehabilitation teacher.
Geographic area served: Marion, Boone, Hamilton and Hendricks Counties.
Publications: The Program for Visually Impaired Adults is a network where friends strengthen one another and individuals receive counseling and in-home rehabilitation.

Locations

942 N. 10th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

327 N. Lebanon Street
Suite 103
Lebanon, IN 46052

Staff

Deanna Austin, Program Manager, Older and Challenged Adult Services, (317) 634-6341 142, daustin@family-service-inc.org
Christine Morris, Counselor, (317) 634-6341 157, christinem@family-service-inc.org
Edie Olson, President

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Offers home-based assessment and referral/assistance.
  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling to help families overcome depression, grief and marital or family conflicts such as communication problems and children's behavioral issues. Also provides counseling for more serious issues such as domestic violence and substance abuse.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in personal management, braille, and home management skills in client's home and community.
  • In-Home Services
    • Counselors visit clients in their homes to provide counseling, education, referrals to other community organizations and support to enable adults to continue to live independently.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on skill development, eye diseases and related topics and referral services to community resources. Refers for other educational services.
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