Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired of NNY | (315) 782-2451


Services We Provide in the Jefferson/ Lewis/ St. Lawrence County Areas

Adaptive Aids

Adaptive aids are made available such as talking watches, needle threaders, writing guides, lighted magnifiers and much more.After you have a “LVE”: low vision exam you may qualify for a lighted magnifier, sunglasses, and much more. More information on adaptive aids.

In-Home Visits

In-home visits are conducted by the Case Manager/Vision Rehabilitation Specialist to ensure that clients are informed of all services available.

Support Groups

Our Support Groups are facilitated throughout Jefferson County for those who would like to socialize and learn more about new services available to those with vision loss.

Vision Rehabilitation Instruction

Vision rehabilitation instruction is provided in the use of adaptive equipment.

Referrals and More Information

Referrals and More Information are given for further services.
If you are in need of glasses, we can refer you to your local Lions Club they may be able to help.



We serve individuals in all stages of vision loss – totally blind, legally blind and visually impaired in Jefferson/ Lewis/ St. Lawrence County. We are one of a very few agencies in New York State who does!

Even with your glasses:

  • Do you have trouble reading your watch? …
  • Do you have trouble threading a needle? …
  • Do you wish you could see your television better? …
  • Do you need help reading your mail? …


CALL NOW: (315) 782-2451

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