Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
144 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 792 3421


Philip Jessen, CEO,, 518 792 3421

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling/social work services, social casework, advocacy, outreach, visitation.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Refers for employment services.

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers community-based programs for elderly.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in Personal Management,Independent Living Skills, Activities of Daily Living and Orientation and Mobility/Travel Training for Ages 18 and Up.Offers independent living services and community-based programs for elderly people. Offers Adaptive Living Program.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in the use of CCTVs.

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers public education programs on blindness and vision loss.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Maintains a monthly low vision clinic. Provides comprehensive vision screening for elderly people. Low vision specialist prescribes low vision devices.

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers comprehensive vision screening for elderly people in the community.

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides instruction and equipment for Travel Training/Orientation and Mobility in the Community (Home Environment and Work Environment).