Prevent Blindness Southeast Texas Region - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Prevent Blindness Southeast Texas Region
2202 Waugh
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 526-2559 (Local)
(713) 529-8310 (Fax)
(888) 987-4448 (Toll-Free)
http://www.preventblindness.org/TX/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Thurs. 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Fri. 8:00 AM-2:00 PM or by appointment.
Clients served on average per year: 25,000
Number of staff: 2 part time employees
Staff description: Both the executive director and program director are part time. There are also temporary screeners about 3-6 months of the year
Geographic area served: West Texas, with emphasis on rural areas.
Publications: Pamphlets and brochures on various vision problems.

Locations

3211 West Dallas
Houston, TX 77019

Staff

Irene Baird, Regional Director, ibaird@preventblindnesstexas.org
Christina Jewett, Program Director, cjewett@preventblindnesstexas.org
Maria Tripovich, State Development & Marketing Director, mtripovich@preventblindnesstexas.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Performs screenings for seniors to determine problems with visual field or visual acuity.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals as necessary to appropriate vision specialist.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Offers low vision services.
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