Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate
1500 West Third Avenue
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43212-2874
(614) 464-2020 (Local)
(614) 481-9670 (Fax)
(800) 301-2020 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

For more information, contact us at 1-800-301-2020.

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 250,000 in direct services
Number of staff: 16
Staff description: 13 staff at the state office in Columbus, 3 staff located throughout four other field office sites in Ohio.
Geographic area served: All 88 counties located in the state of Ohio.
Publications: Eye health, eye disease, and safety print and video materials targeted at consumers of eye care and eye care patients.


Hillcrest Medical Building #1
6803 Mayfield Road, Suite 111
Cleveland, OH 44124

615 Elsinore Place
Annex Building
Suite 2020
Cincinnati, OH 45202

4130 Linden Avenue
Suite 340
Dayton, OH 45432

2200 Jefferson Ave
Suite 2020
Toledo, OH 43604


Darcy Downey, Northeast Ohio Chapter Director, (440) 720-1285,
Stephanie Koscher, Director of Marketing and Community Services, (614) 464-2020 115,
Elena McSwane, Southwest Ohio Chapter Director, (513) 531-9001,
Richard Meeker, Northwest Ohio Chapter Director, (419) 327-2020,
Sherill Williams, President and CEO, (614) 464-2020,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • The Prevent Blindness Vision Care Outreach (VCO) Program is designed to provide comprehensive vision care to the uninsured and underinsured populations in Ohio. Vision care services include vision care education, eye examinations, eyewear and medical treatment to eligible adults and children.
  • Information and Referral
    • We provide general eye health and eye safety information for adults and children. Call 800-301-2020.
  • Library Services
    • We maintain a full eye health and eye safety library for adults and children.
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