BVRS - Uptown, Pittsburgh
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Employment Supportive Services
BVRS employment specialists assist employers in retaining or recruiting and hiring qualified workers. Job seekers are assisted in finding competitive employment. Services include resume and interview preparation, job-seeking skill development, community-based assessments, work site analysis for accommodations, job coaching supports and follow-up services.
1816 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: All individuals who are blind, vision impaired, or who have related disabilities qualify for our programs. We are committed to providing the very best in training and essential services. Students 14-21, blind or vision impaired who receive vision services. through Allegheny Intermediate Unit # 3 or school district qualify for our Pre-Employment Training Services.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (412) 368-4400 Main
  • (412) 368-4080 Intake Low Vision Rehabilitation Center
  • (412) 368-4080 Intake Low Vision Rehabilitation Services
  • (412) 368-4080 Intake Low Vision Rehabilitation Center
  • (412) 368-4090 Fax
  • (800) 706-5050 Other
Email Address: info@pghvis.org
Intake Requirements: If you are in need our services, please contact our Information and Referral Specialist at 412-368-4400 or email at info@pghvis.org. We will be more than happy to assist and provide you with the intake requirements.
Intake Procedure: Please contact our Intake and Referral Specialist by phone at 412-368-4400 or email at info@pghvis.org.
Helpful Tips: Visit www.bvrspittsburgh.org or contact us by phone at 412.368.4400 to learn how we can help.
Fee Amounts: Our fee structure differs for each program. Please contact the Information and Referral Specialist at 412.368.4400 or info@pghvis.org to determine eligibility and fee amounts.
Wait List: Not Applicable
Facility/ADA access: Our facility is full accessible
Languages Spoken: English Interpreting Services are available upon request
Service Contact: Barbara Peterson, Director of Client Services, bpeterson@pghvis.org
Public Transportation: Public Transportation is available within 2 blocks of our front door.
Capacity Limitations: Not Applicable
Insurance Accepted: Not Applicable
Services:
  • Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Job Development
  • Prevocational Training
  • Special Education Classes/Centers
  • Supported Employment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
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BVRS - Uptown, Pittsburgh
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