VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

 
General Information
Description of ServiceAssists 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
Geographical 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 Operation M-F 8:30am-5pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name christine Vasquez
Contact's Position Senior Counselor
Physical Site Address 1 50 Clinton Street; Suite 208
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11550
Mailing Address 1 50 Clinton Street; Suite 208
Mailing City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11550
Main Phone (866)871-3000 TOLL FREE
TDD Phone (866)871-6000
Other Phone (516)564-4311
Fax (516)292-7448
Service Location Email christine.vasquez@ocfs.ny.gov
Web Address www.visionloss.ny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay13
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED
Affiliated Program: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES
This Service: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Job Finding Assistance (ND-3500)
Job Training Formats (ND-2000.3500)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)