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Lions Center for the Visually Impaired of Diablo Valley - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Lions Center for the Visually Impaired of Diablo Valley
175 Alvarado Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 432-3013 (Local)
(925) 432-7014 (Fax)
(800) 750-3937 (Toll-Free)
info@seniorvision.org
http://seniorvision.org/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Staff description: 3 full-time, 4 part-time. Uses volunteers.
Geographic area served: Contra Costa County.
Publications: The Open Door (newsletter).

Staff

Edward Lee, Office Manager
Edward Schroth, Executive Director

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Offer free vision screenings to people 55 and older throughout our service area primarily at senior housing facilities.
  • Counseling
    • Provides social evaluation, individual and group counseling, referral to community services. Refers for other counseling/social work services.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in activities of daily living, braille, handwriting, use of video magnifiers and electronic mobility aids, home management in client's home and community.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Refers for employment services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Refers for other health services.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers program for adult continuing education, cooking, crafts, bowling, fishing, field trips, and talking book discussion group.
  • Support Groups
    • Hosts group meetings throughout Contra Costa County. Each group is facilitated by a skilled professional.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Offers adaptation and training for those with vision problems so they can move about their homes safely and travel with confidence in their community.
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