GUIDE DOG SERVICES

 
General Information
Description of ProgramTrains and provides guide dogs to people who are blind or visually impaired. Each person must complete a 25 day in-residence training program at the Foundation. Each graduate receives a dog, its equipment, a comprehensive training program and after-care services without charge.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk County, New York; Town of Smithtown, New York; Smithtown, New York
Public TransportationTransportation to and from Foundation within the United States provided.
 
Client Information
EligibilityLegally blind, over 16 years of age, applicants must complete application packet, have orientation and mobility skills. Packet describes specific eligibility criteria.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree. Consumer must pay for veterinary care and dog food. Income restrictions apply.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 9am-5pm, 25 day in-residence program
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMichael Sergeant
Contact's PositionChief Training Officer
Physical Site Address 1371 East Jericho Turnpike
Physical Site City, State, ZipSmithtown, NY 11787
Mailing Address 1371 East Jericho Turnpike
Mailing City, State, ZipSmithtown, NY 11787
Main Phone(631)930-9000
Other Phone(800)548-4337 (Toll Free)
Fax(631)930-9009
Program Emailinfo@guidedog.org
Web Addresswww.guidedog.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateFeb10
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
GUIDE DOG FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND, INC.
This Program: GUIDE DOG SERVICES
Affiliated Services: GUIDE DOG SERVICES