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New York City Affiliate of the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

New York City Affiliate of the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
Lighthouse Guild
15 West 65th Street
NY, NY 10023
www.familyconnect.org

Brief Description

Hours of operation: 9am - 5pm
Geographic area served: All New York City Five Boroughs & Long Island.
Publications: Newsletter

Locations

15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

Staff

Jeannette Christie, Parent Representative/NYC-NAPVI Branch Manager, (718) 519-7000 127, Christiej@lighthouseguild.org

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Connects families with other families with children who share the same or similar eye condition.

      Holds a Back to School Conference in the Fall.

      Collaborates with New York City and state agencies that provide resources and services to families.
  • Support Groups
    • Provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential. Monthly support group meetings in two locations: On the third Tuesday of the month in the Bronx and on the last Tuesday of the month in Manhattan. Check calender of events for further details.
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