American Foundation for the Blind

1401 S. Clark St., Ste. 730
Arlington, VA 22202

(212) 502-7600

Email: info@afb.net

https://www.afb.org/default.aspx

description
American Foundation for the Blind provides information and resources for the blind. Learn how to live independently with vision loss, find more services, examinations, solutions, etc.

Arizona Talking Book Library

1030 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008

(602) 255-5578

Fax: (602) 286-0444

Email: talkingbooks@azlibrary.gov

https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks

  • Spanish Services

description
Arizona Talking Book Library provides audio and braille book and magazine downloads, audiobooks and magazines on cartridges, books and magazines in braille, movies with audio descriptions, and loans of specialized equipment to play audiobooks. Library materials are sent through postage-free mail. The library also provides access to NFB Newsline with over 500 newspapers and magazines by phone and online. Go to https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks/apply for information on eligibility and a link to an application.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Desert Low Vision Services, LLC

1645 N. Alvernon Ste. 2
Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 881-3439

Fax: (520) 881-3482

Email: info@desertlowvision.com

http://desertlowvision.com

description
Desert Low Vision Services, LLC provides services and products for individuals having permanent loss of vision or blindness. Call for further information.

service area
Tucson

business hours
Monday--Thursday 8:30--5:00 pm

costs
All services are self-pay, except those referred by state and local agencies serving the visually impaired.

EyeKnowAZ

Rehabilitation Services Administration

1789 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

(602) 542-3332

Email: LPowers@azdes.gov

https://eyeknow.az.gov/

description
EyeKnowAZ is an online directory that provides resources for individuals with vision loss or combined hearing and vision loss.

service area
Phoenix

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

Eyes On Site PLLC

3210 S. Gilbert Rd., Ste 2
Chandler , AZ 85286

(480) 626-8925

Fax: (480) 704-4036

Email: info@eyesonsite.com

http://www.eyesonsite.com

  • ALTCS
  • In-Home Services
  • Spanish Services

description
We deliver medical eye care to patients statewide in various settings, including but not limited to places such as private homes, memory care residencies, assisted living/nursing facilities, and group homes. We perform our services on-site, thus eliminating the inconvenience of scheduling and transportation. Along with this essential service, we also provide standard eyewear and refractions when appropriate, and, in many cases, we deliver your eyewear. We also have a Chandler office and a Mesa office for those wishing to come to a traditional office.

business hours
M - F 7:3- AM - 5:00 PM

costs
We accept several insurances and abide by their fee schedule, minus any copays, coinsurances, and deductibles that may be patient responsibility. When a patient presents insurance with which we do not participate or with no insurance, our mobile services start at $210.

National Federation of the Blind

200 E. Wells St.
Baltimore, MD 21230

(410) 659-9314

Fax: (410) 685-5653

Email: nfb@nfb.org

http://www.nfb.org

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
The National Federation of the Blind is a membership organization that believes in the capacity of blind people. We have 52 affiliates around the country that work as support groups as well being active members in their community. They also fight for the rights of the blind in their communities. We have many programs for children, transition youth, adults, and seniors. We have a Free White Cane Program in which a blind or low vision person can receive a free cane every six months if they need it.
We also have a news and information service called NFB NEWSLINE. There are over 500 newspapers and magazines on this service as well as television listings, job listings, international newspapers, circulars from Target and Walmart, and there is a scan and read software built into the service called KNFB Reader Basic. You can access this service in many ways, by touch-tone telephone, via an iPhone app, over the computer, and via email. This service is free in almost all of the United States.
We want blind people to live the lives they want, and we try to make sure they can do that without barriers.

business hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

costs
Almost all of our services are free. We do have a membership cost for those that want to join the organization, but you do not have to participate to avail yourself of our services.

New Eyes for the Needy

549 MILLBURN AVE,
SHORT HILLS, NJ 07078

(973) 376-4903

Email: info@new-eyes.org

https://new-eyes.org/

  • Low Income

description
New Eyes transforms the lives of children and adults facing financial hardship across the United States through the critical yet straightforward tool of new eyeglasses.
New Eyes provides new eyeglasses to low-income individuals across the United States.

business hours
Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm; Friday 9am-12pm.

Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) Program (Independent Living Blind)

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

3443 N. Central Ave Ste 110
Phoenix, AZ 85012

(888) 282-9857

Fax: (602) 250-8583

https://des.az.gov/content/older-individuals-who-are-blind-oib-program

  • Spanish Services

description
The Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB Program) helps blind or visually impaired individuals achieve their goals for independent living. OIB services may include rehabilitation teaching, orientation & mobility, and orientation & adjustment to blindness.

Go to: https://des.az.gov/find-your-local-office to find an office near you.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sun Sounds of Arizona

Maricopa Community Colleges
Tucson Affiliate

7290 E. Broadway Blvd., Ste. 166
Tucson, AZ 85710

(520) 296-2400

Fax: (520) 296-8464

Email: meverson@sunsounds.org

http://www.sunsounds.org

  • ALTCS
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Sun Sounds is a radio reading service that reads for people with disabilities who cannot read conventional print.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

costs
No charge to our listeners for our radios or anything else

The Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired (SAAVI)

3767 E. Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716

(520) 795-1331

Email: reception@saavi.us

http://www.saavi.us

description
SAAVI Services for the Blind specializes in non-visual training for Arizonans of all ages who are blind or have low vision. SAAVI offers an Independent Living Blind program focusing on those ages 55+ who are blind or experiencing vision loss later in life. Training provided in various areas, including daily living skills, orientation and mobility, and technology to promote independence.

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