Lions Low Vision Centers, Inc. - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Lions Low Vision Centers, Inc.
33 Highland Street
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 832-9601 (Local)
(860) 832-9604 (Fax)
(800) 676-5715 (Toll-Free)
lions_low_vision@sbcglobal.net
http://www.lionslowvision.org

Brief Description

Owned by the Lions of Connecticut-Lions Low Vision Centers, Inc. maintains centers in Greenwich, Danbury, Waterbury, Bridgeport, Southbury, New Britain, Bristol, Bloomfield, Torrington and at the Yale Eye Center in New Haven.

Lions Low Vision Center teaches people who are visually impaired person new ways to utilize remaining eyesight by providing the necessary aids and devices that can increase independence and ease activities of daily living.

All clients must be under the care of an eye care provider and must have a report from that provider in order to be seen by the Lions Low Vision Center.

Hours of operation: Varies dependent upon the location. All clients are seen by appointment only.
Clients served on average per year: 1200 across Connecticut
Number of staff: 5
Staff description: Ophthalmologist, low vision therapists, occupational therapists.
Geographic area served: Connecticut

Locations

975 Farmington Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010

235 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

22 Old Waterbury Road
Southbury, CT 06488

Staff

Carolyn Messier, Director of Vision Services Lions Low Vision Center, (800) 676-5715, lions_low_vision@sbcglobal.net

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides rehabilitation services to individuals with low vision needs.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides training and counseling in the proper use of low vision aids and devices.
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