SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Olmsted Center for Sight

Offers an array of programs and services for individuals experience vision loss. 716-882-1025     www.olmstedcenter.org

211WNY

A FREE New York State wide service providing information and referral for human service organizations and available resources or services provided.

Dial 211      www.211wny.org

American Foundation for the Blind

Provides information and resources on visual impairment and blindness.  1-212-502-7600      http://www.afb.org/

NFB (National Federation of the Blind)

The local chapter meets monthly. 716-877-1688      www.nfbny.org

 

Telephone Assurance Program

Telephone Assurance Program (TAP) is a free volunteer service that provides telephone calls to Erie County seniors who live alone. 716-218-1400

WNY Independent Living, Inc.

716-836-0822

Crisis Services

24-hour emergency mental health services.

Crisis Services is dedicated to promoting the health, safety and well-being of the community through prevention, education, immediate intervention, and access to community wide resources 24 hours a day.

716-834-3131     www.crisisservices.org

Hadley School for the Blind

Offers online, tuition-free distance education courses, including Braille classes.

1-800-323-4238    www.hadley.edu/default.asp

Lions Club Directory

Locate a Lions Club in your area.

https://directory.lionsclubs.org/

American Diabetic Association

Nutritionists, dieticians and related professionals interested in promoting optimal nutrition for persons with diabetes.

1-800-342-2383     http://www.diabetes.org/

For information regarding local support groups, contact the Buffalo office at 835-0274

Chautauqua Blind Association

Provides programs and services in the Chautauqua county area to individuals with vision impairment.  Address:  510 West 5th Street, Jamestown, NY  14701

716-664-6660    http://www.chautauquablind.org

Allegany County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

18 Jefferson Street

Wellsville, NY  14895

1-585-593-2023.