NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED

 
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides a full range of services for the legally blind of all ages which include: low vision services, adaptive living skills training to enable independent home management and community integration, vocational counseling, employment training, and job placement assistance. The Business Enterprise program offers self-employment opportunities. Also provides information and referral services, and conducts outreach and educational programs.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau County, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Hempstead, New York
Agency TypeGovernment
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, Portuguese, French, Haitian, Creole, American Sign Language. Translation of over 150 languages available via Language Line.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 8:30am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameChristine Vasquez
Contact's PositionSenior Counselor
Contact's Emailchristine.vasquez@ocfs.ny.gov
Physical Site Address 150 Clinton Street, Suite 208
Physical Site City, State, ZipHempstead, NY 11550
Mailing Address 150 Clinton Street, Suite 208
Mailing City, State, ZipHempstead, NY 11550
Main Phone(866)871-3000 TOLL FREE
TDD Phone(866)871-6000
Other Phone(516)564-4311
Fax(516)292-7448
Web Addresswww.visionloss.ny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay13
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED
Affiliated Programs: BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
CHILDREN'S SERVICES
INDEPENDENT LIVING
PROGRAMS FOR OLDER ADULTS
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES
Affiliated Services: BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
CHILDREN'S SERVICES
INDEPENDENT LIVING
PROGRAMS FOR OLDER ADULTS
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES