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Prevent Blindness Ohio - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Prevent Blindness Ohio
1500 West Third Avenue
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43212-2874
(614) 464-2020 (Local)
(614) 481-9670 (Fax)
(800) 301-2020 (Toll-Free)
info@pbohio.org
http://www.preventblindness.org/ohio

Brief Description

For more information, contact us at 1-800-301-2020.

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 8,000 in direct services
Number of staff: 21
Staff description: 15 staff at the state office in Columbus, 6 staff located throughout four other field office sites in Ohio.
Geographic area served: All 88 counties located in the state of Ohio.
Publications: Eye health, eye disease, and safety print and video materials targeted at consumers of eye care and eye care patients.

Locations

Hillcrest Medical Building #1
6803 Mayfield Road, Suite 111
Cleveland, OH 44124

615 Elsinore Place
Annex Building
Suite 2020
Cincinnati, OH 45202

4130 Linden Avenue
Suite 340
Dayton, OH 45432

2200 Jefferson Ave
Suite 2020
Toledo, OH 43604

Staff

Darcy Downey, Northeast Ohio Chapter Director, (440) 720-1285, DARCYD@pbohio.org
Stephanie Koscher, Director of Marketing and Community Services, (614) 464-2020 115, STEPHANIEK@PBOhio.org
Elena McSwane, Southwest Ohio Chapter Director, (513) 531-9001, ELENAM@pbohio.org
Richard Meeker, Northwest Ohio Chapter Director, (419) 327-2020, RICHARDM@pbohio.org
Sherill Williams, President and CEO, (614) 464-2020, sherryw@pbohio.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Prevent Blindness Ohio’s Vision Care Outreach (VCO) Program is designed to provide comprehensive vision care to the uninsured and underinsured populations in Ohio. Vision care services include vision care education, eye examinations, eyewear and medical treatment to eligible adults and children.
  • Information and Referral
    • We provide general eye health and eye safety information for adults and children.
  • Library Services
    • We maintain a full eye health and eye safety library for adults and children.

Services for Children

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Prevent Blindness Ohio’s Vision Care Outreach (VCO) Program is designed to provide comprehensive vision care to the uninsured and underinsured populations in Ohio. Vision care services offered include vision care education, eye examinations, eyewear and medical treatment to eligible adults and children.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • We provide adult vision screening and preschool vision screening training with accompanying certification.
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