NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides newspapers, 4 Spanish-language newspapers, and magazines read on the telephone. Person receives a special phone number and security code, then may access New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Buffalo News, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today in New York, and other national papers. Call or visit website for more information.
Geographic AreaMerrick, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityService is free. Person must submit proof of blindness or disability that prevents reading print.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationOffice hours: M-F 8am-5pm (Eastern Time) Service available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
 
Contact Information
Physical Site City, State, ZipMerrick, NY 11566
Mailing Address 12704 Beach Drive
Mailing City, State, ZipMerrick, NY 11566
Main Phone(516)868-8718 (Greater Long Island Chapter)
Other Phone1(866)504-7300 (Newsline Toll Free)
Fax(516)868-8718 (Call Ahead)
Web Addresswww.nfb.org/audio-newsline-service
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateFeb13
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW YORK STATE-GREATER LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
This Program: NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND
Affiliated Services: NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND