Olmsted Center for Sight

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


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

Dial 211

American Foundation for the Blind

Provides information and resources on visual impairment and blindness.  1-212-502-7600

NFB (National Federation of the Blind)

The local chapter meets monthly. 716-877-1688


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.


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.


Hadley School for the Blind

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


Lions Club Directory

Locate a Lions Club in your area.

American Diabetic Association

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


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


Allegany County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

18 Jefferson Street

Wellsville, NY  14895