Guiding Eyes for the Blind

General Information

Guiding Eyes for the Blind
611 Granite Springs Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 245 4024
bklayman@guidingeyes.org
http://www.guidingeyes.org

Brief Description

GEB breeds, raises and trains its own highly regarded guide dogs. Students receive lifetime follow-up care.

Staff

Thomas Panek, President and CEO, tpanek@guidingeyes.org

Becky Barnes, Manager, Consumer Outreach & Graduate Support, bbarnes@guidingeyes.org, 914 243 2210

Benjamin Cawley, Director of Admissions, bcawley@guidingeyes.org, 914 243 2227

Services Offered

  • Dog Guide Training
    • Provides dog guide and training to adults 16 and up who are legally blind. Additional training options include an accelerated training for qualifying graduates, home training for qualifying applicants and Special Needs training to people who have additional mobility challenges such as deafness or balance problems.

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Available to provide presentations upon request to any audience interested in learning about our program and services.