NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND

NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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.
Geographical 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 Operation Office hours: M-F 8am-5pm (Eastern Time) Service available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Contact Information
 
Physical Site City, State, Zip Merrick, NY 11566
Mailing Address 1 2704 Beach Drive
Mailing City, State, Zip Merrick, NY 11566
Main Phone (516)868-8718 (Greater Long Island Chapter)
Other Phone 1(866)504-7300 (Newsline Toll Free)
Fax (516)868-8718 (Call Ahead)
Web Address www.nfb.org/audio-newsline-service
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateFeb13
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW YORK STATE-GREATER LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
Affiliated Program: NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND
This Service: NEWSLINE FOR THE BLIND
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Partial Sightedness (YF-9000.6500)
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic (TJ-4500.4500-750)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)