Veteran Benefits

To inquire about veterans benefits contact Leonard Hanel at 716-862-8782.

Non-Driver ID Card With Photo

Good for eight (8) years.  Senior discounts available.  Call Department of Motor Vehicles for application and information.

Metro Bus Pass

Ride anytime for half fare if you are 65 or older, or handicapped.  Application required.


Access Pass

Free use of New York State parks, historic sites and recreational facilities by disabled residents.

(Includes free parking, camping, golf course fees, and swimming.)

Application required.





Handicapped Parking Pass

City of Buffalo and outlying areas issue a permit to park in “handicapped” spaces. Application required.

For the City of Buffalo you can call,


Call your town hall for details or 211 for a complete directory of municipal phone listings.

Golden Access Passport

Free lifetime entrance pass for disabled persons to federally operated parks, historic sites and recreational facilities.    You can apply in person at any federally operated recreation area.  Application is also available online.

Fishing License

Free New York State fishing license for individuals who are blind/legally blind.

Bring proof of legal blindness to your local license distributor.

Department of Conservation:

716-851-7200     Website

Albright-Knox Art Museum

Variety of services available to visually impaired and disabled; audio guide and special displays to touch.    Information is available at the admissions desk upon arrival.

716-270-8249      Website



Their website offers all information about upcoming concerts and events.


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Formerly known as:  The Amherst Museum, Gallery for the Senses.  Museum of authentic artifacts signed in Braille for blind, visually impaired and disabled persons; sponsored by the Amherst Lions Club.  Located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, East Amherst, NY  14051.