Beaver County Association for the Blind

General Information

Beaver County Association for the Blind
616 Fourth Street
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
(724) 843 1111

Brief Description

Beaver County Association for the Blind is a private nonprofit organization providing support and rehabilitation services to blind and visually impaired children and adults.


Theresa Lukes, Administrative Director,, 724 843 1111

Services Offered

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers social activities, crafts, field trips.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in life skills, personal management, and offers housing assistance.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on all visual problems, eye safety, prevention of blindness. Refers to programs for seniors.

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers eye safety programs in schools.

  • Transportation Services
    • Offers transportation services.

  • Support Groups
    • Facilitates a support group for people with low vision.

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers chore services.

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling to newly blind persons, to parents, or clients.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Assistive tech services provided through the Keystone Blind Association.

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.

  • Reading Services
    • Offers reading services.

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Instruction is provided in the skills necessary to enable a visually impaired person to travel independently and safely in a residential area and throughout the community. A variety of long canes & tips, support canes and other mobility devices are available for demonstration.