Community Services for Sight
Community Services for Sight - Life Skills Education and Support Group
Life Skills Education and Support Group help customers understand, compensate for,and adjust to their vision loss. Life Skills Education includes education on blindness related issues such as community awareness/resources, banking options, diabetic education, crime prevention, sensory development, self esteem building, self advocacy,peer support, assertiveness training, emergency first aid, product information, low vision product information, stress management and other topic to assist the customer in adjusting their visual loss. Support Groups are forums for sharing ideas, exchange of feelings and practical experiences and sharing practical information among members.
4 Brookhill Road
Sugarloaf, PA 18249
Eligibility: Specialized ServicesAnyone residing in Southern Luzerne, Carbon or Schuylkill Counties whose visual acuity with best correction is no better than 20/70 or has a visual field of less than 20 degrees is eligible for services under our Specialized Services Program.Low Vision Servicesis vision that cannot be corrected to normal with glasses, contact lenses, surgery, or medication. If you are experiencing low vision and reside in our 3 county service area you are eligible for services with Community Services for Sight.Eye Glass ProgramCommunity Services for Sight offers a low cost optical center. If you are in need of a new pair of eye glasses and are of low income you qualify for assistance with obtaining a new pair of prescription eye glasses through Community Services for Sight.
Hours: M-F 9 to 5
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 455-0421 Main
Email Address: hba0421@ptd.net
Intake Procedure: Contact office for program information
Fee Amounts: None
Service Contact: Lori Lesante, President/CEO, 570-455-0421, hba0421@ptd.net
Services:
  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups * Visual Impairments
  • Life Skills Education * Visual Impairments
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Community Services for Sight
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