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Helping Hands for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Helping Hands for the Blind
21500 Lassen St., No. 178
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 341-8217 (Local)
(818) 341-8217 (Fax)
(888) 386-3442 (Toll-Free)
http://helpinghands4theblind.org/

Brief Description

Helping Hands for the Blind is an organization of blind people helping other blind people and provides assistance based on individual needs. Its primary goals are to provide:

  • Timely assistance to blind persons in need of help
  • Legal assistance to the limits of our funds
  • Financial grants to blind students
  • Travel assistance for blind persons
  • Special programs specifically designed for the blind
  • Special requests based on individual evaluation of need


Hours of operation: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM daily.
Clients served on average per year: as needed
Number of staff: 1
Geographic area served: National
Publications: Braille cookbooks

Staff

Robert Acosta, President, boacosta@pacbell.net

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Counseling
    • Provides assistance to blind persons in need.
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