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Venango County Association for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Venango County Association for the Blind
3035 State Route 257
Seneca, PA 16346
(814) 676-1876 (Local)
(814) 676-5814 (Fax)
(866) 415-1107 (Toll-Free)
VCBLIND@vcblind.comcastbiz.net

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.
Number of staff: 4
Staff description: 2 full-time, 2 part-time.
Geographic area served: Clarion, Forest, and Venango Counties.
Publications: Organization pamphlet.

Staff

Priscilla Earhart, Executive Director, (814) 676-1876, pearhart@venangoblind.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Business/Personal Services
    • Offers chore services for the elderly.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers adult and preschool screenings in health fairs. Offers eye safety programs in all Clarion, Forest and Venango County elementary schools.
  • Counseling
    • Provides consultation and referral services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals for orientation and mobility training, counseling.
  • Library Services
    • As sub-lending agency for the Library of Congress, provides talking book record players and cassette players; talking book records and cassettes; braille books; large-print books and magazines.
  • Reading Services
    • Oil City Derrick (local news recap, obits, weather, grocery buys).
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers adult continuing education, arts and crafts, summer camp, yoga, swimming, shopping trips and excursions.
  • Support Groups
    • Has a support groups for seniors.

Services for Children

  • Assessment
    • Offers vision screenings in daycare centers, nursery schools, and at kindergarten registration.
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