|BCAB Supportive Services||Offers a variety of services to visually impaired and blind individuals. Increases independence and improves the quality of life. Educates the public about the causes, symptoms, and prevention of blindness. Offers technology information and assistive technology classes.||Beaver||Beaver County Association for the Blind||Beaver County Association for the Blind|
|Blind Association of Butler and Armstrong||Provides services for the blind and visually impaired citizens of Armstrong and Butler Counties.||Butler||Blind Association of Butler and Armstrong||Blind Association of Butler and Armstrong|
|Blinded Veterans Association||The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) is an organization of blinded veterans helping blinded veterans. Through our service programs, regional groups, resources, and advocacy before the legislative and executive branches of government, we hope to make life better for blinded veterans. We also hope to be there with encouragement and support. There is no charge for any BVA service and membership is not a prerequisite to obtain help. All legally blinded veterans are also eligible for BVA’s assistance whether they become blind during or after active duty military service.||Blinded Veterans Association||Blinded Veterans Association|
|Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Adult Services||BCABVI offers a range of adult services to meet the evolving needs of its clients. Services include, Case Management, In-Home Services, Skill Sessions, Transportation, Tech Groups, Support Groups, Volunteer Opportunities and Social Programs||Bucks||Bucks County Association for the Bind and Visually Impaired -Bucks||Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired |
|Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired -Children's Services||Provides preschool vision screening services, support and resources to families with a child with impaired vision.||Bucks||Bucks County Association for the Bind and Visually Impaired -Bucks||Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired |
|Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Low vision aids.||Low vision aids.||Cambria||Cambria County Assoc. for the Blind and Handicapped Vision Services||Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped|
|Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Assistive Technology Equipment||Services assist the consumer as they adapt to changes in vision while providing essential information about available resources. Examples of assistive technology available includes braille and tactile aids, white canes, talking books/cassette book machines, talking watches, large print cards and magnifiers.||Northumberland||Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Social Services||Central Susquehanna Sight Services|
|Degenstein Community Library - Miscellaneous Services - Video Magnifier||Clearview 17" color video magnifier||Northumberland||Degenstein Community Library - Miscellaneous Services||Degenstein Community Library|
|Eyewear Shoppe||Visual Reading Aids for visually impaired people in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties.||Cumberland||Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania||Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania|
|NuVisions Center - Specialized Services||Through the Specialized Service program, we offer transportation to medical appointments and essential community resources.
This is a door-to-door service insuring the visually impaired person reaches their destination and returns home safely.
If necessary, the driver will escort the client to their appointment and help them read and complete any necessary forms. In addition, we provide transportation to our low vision and diabetic support groups that are held once a month.
Our support services encompass a variety of activities from organizing shopping lists and household items to reading mail and assisting the client to pay bills. We may refer clients to other agencies that can provide them with additional needed services.
We help our clients adjust to vision loss by helping them with everyday tasks; such as, putting a white plate on a dark colored place mat or organizing their canned goods if they cannot read the labels.
Our monthly meetings are open to the public and inform the participants of ways to understand, compensate for and adjust to their vision loss and help them maintain their independence.||Mifflin||NuVisions Center||NuVisions Center|
|Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Low Vision Aids Altoona District Office||Pay for or provide magnifiers, magnification equipment, light intensification equipment, night vision equipment, closed circuit television devices, and other products which help people who have visual impairments use their remaining vision to greater advantage.||Blair||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Services to Visually Impaired/Blind||Access Technology Training: Introduces people who are blind or visually impaired to computer software and the internet and advance computer skills. Evaluation of low video magnifier, vision aids and store on site.
Production: Provides employment to people with disabilities (minimum wage).
Radio Reading: Individuals who are print reading impaired receive news, information, broadcasts of special events and other programming. Reading and recording of information for individuals. Also do Braille production.
Prevention: Preschool vision and hearing screening for children ages 3-5. Adult screenings at businesses, civic organiztions, health fairs. Public awareness presentations. Free eye care and glasses for those who meet financial guidelines.||Dauphin||Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania||Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania|
|Venango County Association for the Blind - Assistive Technology||Peer supported group discussing use of technology (phones, tablets, computers, gadgets and appliances) with people with limited and no vision.||Venango||Venango County Association for the Blind||Venango County Association for the Blind|
|Westmoreland County Blind Association - Indiana County||Offers vision screenings and blindness prevention education to aid in the preservation and improvement of sight by instilling a commitment to eye safety. Also, by emphasizing the importance of periodic eye care in the early detection of specific, undiagnosed problems which could result in unnecessary visual impairment. Employment Guidance - to assist eligible visually impaired individuals with finding resources. Casework (Case Management/Service Planning) - to ensure the provision of service selected by the client on a comprehensive and coordinated basis.||Indiana||Westmoreland County Blind Association - Indiana||Westmoreland County Blind Association|