Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
144 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 792-3421 (Local)
(518) 792-3430 (Fax)
(800) 792-3421 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Clients served on average per year: 120
Number of staff: 4.5 FTE
Staff description: 4.5 FTE
Geographic area served: Warren, Washington, Northern Saratoga, Hamilton and Eastern Fulton Counties


Philip Jessen, CEO, (518) 792-3421,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers comprehensive vision screening for elderly people in the community.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in the use of CCTVs.
  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling/social work services, social casework, advocacy, outreach, visitation.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in Personal Management,Independent Living Skills, Activities of Daily Living and Orientation and Mobility/Travel Training for Ages 18 and Up.Offers independent living services and community-based programs for elderly people. Offers Adaptive Living Program.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Refers for employment services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Offers public education programs on blindness and vision loss.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Maintains a monthly low vision clinic. Provides comprehensive vision screening for elderly people. Low vision specialist prescribes low vision devices.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers community-based programs for elderly.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides instruction and equipment for Travel Training/Orientation and Mobility in the Community (Home Environment and Work Environment).
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