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Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind
300 Fifth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602-2730
(814) 944-2021 (Local)
(814) 944-3197 (Fax)
(888) 912-5463 (Toll-Free)
BlindAssociation@bcabvi.org
http://bcabvi.org/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 100
Number of staff: 7
Staff description: Office and case workers.
Geographic area served: Blair and Clearfield Counties
Publications: Newsletter (quarterly).

Staff

Gloria Pattie, Executive Director, bcabgloria@verizon.net

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers chore services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to other services.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking book applications and maintains an on-site lending library for descriptive videos and cassette books.
  • Recreation Services
    • Provides recreation services.
  • Transportation Services
    • Offers transportation services to clients.

Services for Children

  • Health
    • Conducts prechool vision screening. Offers eye safety program for preschools and preschool vision screenings.
  • Preschool Programs
    • Provides preschool screening program.
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