The Sight Center of Northwest PA

General Information

The Sight Center of Northwest PA
2545 West 26th Street
Erie Pennsylvania USA 16505-3261
(814) 455 0995
http://www.sightcenternwpa.org/

Brief Description

Programs fall into four primary service areas: prevention of blindness, diabetes prevention, vision rehabilitation, social support for those with low vision and those who are blind.

Staff

Linda Moore,CEO,lindah@sightcenternwpa.org

Andrew Prischak,Low Vision Specialist,aprischak@verizon.net

Services Offered

  • Business/Personal Services
    • Offers chore services for seniors.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides in-service training to staffs of organizations that have a significant visually impaired population.
  • Counseling
    • Provides casework and referral services. Offers training in blindness skills to supplement the education of mainstreamed children.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in personal management and home management skills.
  • Health
    • Offers diagnostic and medical treatment, public education programs.
  • Health Services
    • Offers diagnostic and medical treatment, public education programs.
  • Information and Referral
    • Serves as the primary source of information and referrals regarding blindness and visual impairment in area.
  • Low Vision Devices
    • Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
  • Reading Services
    • Reading from the Erie Times News available by dialing (814)459-2999.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers social group for elderly blind persons.
  • Services for Seniors
  • Support Groups
    • Has a support group for seniors.
  • Transportation Services
    • Provides transportation services for seniors.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.