NuVisions Center
NuVisions Center - Training and Supportive Services
Offers transportation to medical appointments and essential community resources. Provides transportation to our low vision and diabetic support groups that are held quarterly.



Support services encompass a variety of activities from organizing shopping lists and household items to reading mail and assisting the client to pay bills.

May refer clients to other agencies that can provide them with additional needed services

. Helps clients adjust to vision loss by helping them with everyday tasks; such as, organizing paperwork, contrasting a white plate on a dark place mat, organizing canned goods if they cannot read the labels, adjusting task lighting

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Quarterly meetings are open to the public and inform the participants of ways to understand, compensate for, and adjust to their vision loss and help them maintain their independence.
658 Valley Street
Lewistown, PA 17044
Eligibility: Have impaired vision defined as a "visual acuity with best correction of 20/70 in the better eye, or have a corresponding loss of visual fields, or any progressive sight threatening disease or a significant functional limitation." Need a copy of eye report from doctor.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (877) 777-7411 Hotline
  • (717) 242-1444 Main
  • (717) 242-8715 Fax
  • (717) 248-1111 Main
  • (717) 242-1444 ext 113 Main
  • (717) 242-8715 Fax
Email Address: katel@nu-visions.net
Intake Procedure: Referred by a doctor, relative, self-referral, other individual working with the person. Set up an appointment to visit the home and conduct an intake interview.
Fee Amounts: None
Service Contact: Kate Long, Executive Assistant to the CEO/Community Servive Manager, 717-242-1444, katel@nu-visions.net
;Colette Hartzler, Caseworker, 717-248-1111, coletteh@nu-visions.net
Services:
  • Assistive Technology Information
  • Errand Running/Shopping Assistance
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
  • Specialized Information and Referral
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NuVisions Center
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