Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
144 Ridge Street
Glens Falls New York 1 12801
(518) 792 3421
gfab@mybluelight.com

Staff

Philip Jessen, CEO, gfab@mybluelight.com, 518 792 3421

Services Offered

  • 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.

  • Health Services
    • Offers preschool and elderly vision screening and in-service education programs. Refers for other health services.

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers public education programs on blindness and vision loss.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Low vision specialist prescribes low vision devices.

  • 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.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides instruction and equipment for Travel Training/Orientation and Mobility in the Community (Home Environment and Work Environment).