Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
CCABVI (Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired)
Public education to prevent blindness and vision impairment.

Provide direct services and referrals for those who are blind or vision impaired. Direct services may include but are not limited to identifying techniques and tools for activities of daily living which promote independence and self-esteem.

We have monthly virtual support group and on-site vision support services trainings and informal fun group meetings. We loan vision-related assistive technology. Rep for Library of Congress' Talking Book program.

Eye exams and eyeglasses for those who cannot afford them through referrals or funding.

Employment for individuals who are legally blind.
71 South 1st Avenue
Coatesville, PA 19320
Eligibility: Those who are blind or visually impaired and living in Chester County.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 384-2767 Main Currently 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri; other leave message
Email Address: info@chescoblind.org
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Fee Amounts: Most services are provided free of charge to those individuals with low income and, to the extent possible, all others.
Facility/ADA access: Handicap parking, entrance ramps, all services and workshop on one accessible level.
Languages Spoken: English. Spanish available with prior request.
Service Contact: Tracey Melia, Board President
tracey@chescoblind.org
Public Transportation: Located within 3 blocks of public transportation.
Services:
  • Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
  • Assistive Technology Information
  • Braille Instruction
  • Job Development
  • Prevocational Training
  • Recreational Activities/Sports
  • Ride App Services
  • Specialized Information and Referral
  • Supported Employment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Volunteer Opportunities
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Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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