VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

 
General Information
Description of ProgramAssists blind/visually handicapped persons ages 10 and older wishing to engage in a vocational program to obtain a job, or keep a present job. Offers consultations with rehabilitation counselor to develop a plan of services that can include training and/or education. Assists with job placement upon completion of plan requirements.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaHempstead, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, Portuguese, French, Haitian, Creole, American Sign Language. Translation of over 150 languages available via Language Line.
EligibilityLong Island resident ages 10 years+, legally blind and viable for Vocational Rehabilitation goals.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 8:30am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameChristine Vasquez
Contact's PositionSenior Counselor
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
Program Emailchristine.vasquez@ocfs.ny.gov
Web Addresswww.visionloss.ny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay13
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED
This Program: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES
Affiliated Services: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES