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Emergency Services Program - Program
Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes

134 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY

Summer hours are now in place. Office hours will now be 8:00AM-1:00PM on F and no change M-TH for Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes office buildings. Please note that some of the buildings are still working from home and an appointment is still necessary so make sure you call in advance until further notice.

Offers emergency services for; utilities, rent, or security deposit payment help based on funds availability. Provides financial aid for prescriptions, glasses, testing, dental work, formula, bus fare, taxi fare, or some OTC products.

Lions Club - Program
Irondequoit Lions Club

32 Vinton Road
Rochester, NY

Offers community services for the visually and hearing impaired. Guide dogs. Sight preservation and restoration. Eye exams, glasses Referrals for hearing aids. Accepts food donations for Irondequoit cupboard. Collection of used glasses for use in deprived countries. Offers scholarships for high school seniors.

Low Vision Services - Program
Aurora of Central New York

518 James Street
Suite 100
Syracuse, NY

Provides evaluations and follow-ups for individuals who have some remaining usable vision. Staffed with a doctor of Optometry who is certified as a low-vision specialist. Magnifiers, telescopes, sunglasses, or reading glasses are usually dispensed to the consumer at the time of the evaluation.

Material Resources Services - Program
Lions Club of Churchville and Riga

Churchville, NY

Offers medical equipment loans such as: Hospital beds, canes, commodes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, ramps and shower chairs. Will purchase eyeglasses or hearing aids on special needs basis.

New York State Library Talking Book and Braille Library - Program
New York State Library Talking Book and Braille Library

222 Madison Avenue
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY

Temporarily closed. Please check back for updates regarding this closure. For assistance from library staff, email tbbl@nysed.gov.

Lends audio, braille books and magazines, and the necessary playback equipment. Provides books and magazines downloading services through BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download).

Vision Rehabilitation Services - Program
Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

422/500 S Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY

Offers vision rehabilitation services for individuals with vision that includes: Low Vision Evaluations - specialized lenses, visual aids, magnifiers. Optical Shop – full service store, frames, magnifiers, lighting InSight Shop – full service non-optical store, offering adaptive devices, visual aids, talking watches & clocks, cooking aids, large print items and adapted toys for sale. Vision Rehabilitation/adaptive skills training for activities of daily living. Orientation and mobility …

Vision Rehabilitation Services - Program
Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

422/500 S Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY

Offers vision rehabilitation services for individuals living with vision loss that includes: Low Vision Evaluations Vision Rehabilitation training for activities of daily living Orientation and mobility travel training Social work/case management services Provides children's services that include: Monthly recreation programs for children who are legally blind and their families Parent support/education group/Family Resource Center.

WXXI Reachout Radio Program - Program
WXXI

280 State Street
Rochester, NY

Offers closed-circuit broadcast service of print news and information for people who are print handicapped. Service can be accessed using special radio receivers, provided free of charge on a loan basis, within the 10-county coverage area around Greater Rochester. The service is also available as a web stream at http://reachoutradio.org/. Service also available via the Sero (formerly iBlink radio) app for iPhone and Android phones or on any internet-ready accessible device. Offers a program …


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