Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate

General Information

Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate
1500 West Third Avenue
Columbus Ohio 1 43212-2874
(614) 464 2020

Brief Description

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


Crystal Cottrill, Southwest Ohio Chapter Director,, 513 531 9001

Darcy Downey, Northeast and Northwest Ohio Chapter Director,, 440 720 1285

Stephanie Koscher, Director of Marketing and Community Services,, 614 464 2020 ext.115

Sherill Williams, President and CEO,, 614 464 2020

Services Offered

  • 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.

  • Health
    • PBO offers access to a voluntary system that provides free eye exams and eyeglasses to those adults and children that qualify. PBO also offers vision screening programs for preschool age children and adults.

  • Health Services
    • Offers free eye examinations and eyeglasses for qualifying medically indigent individuals and vision screening programs.

  • 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.

  • Professional Training
    • We provide adult vision screening and preschool vision screening training with accompanying certification.

  • Services for Seniors