Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh


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United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of AgencyOffers training, rehabilitation, and supportive services to help people who are blind, deaf blind or vision impaired to become independent. Provides instruction in Personal Adjustment to Blindness and Computer Access Technology. Offers day programs, vocational and employment services, Low Vision services, and coordinates supported employment opportunities.
LocationAllegheny
Intake ProcedureCall for an appointment.
Agency TypeNonprofit - Corporated
 
Client Information
EligibilityMost clients come from Pennsylvania, but BVRS accepts clients from all states and some foreign countries.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMs. Barbara Peterson
Contact's PositionDirector of Client Services
Contact's Emailbpeterson@pghvis.org
Physical Site Address 11816 Locust Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipPittsburgh, PA 15219
Main Phone412-368-4400
Other Phone800-706-5050
Fax412-368-4090
Web Addresshttp://www.bvrspittsburgh.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameMs. Erika Arbogast
Director's PositionPresident
Director's Emailearbogast@pghvis.org
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Affiliated Programs: Community Services
Rehabilitation Programs
Somerset County Blind Center
Vocational/Employment Programs
Affiliated Services: Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Community Services
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Computer Access Technology
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Deaf Blind Program
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Employment Opportunities Project
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Low Vision Rehabilitation
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - New Outlook
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Personal Adjustment to Blindness
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services - Public Education, Information and Referral
Somerset County Blind Center Blind Mobility Aids
Somerset County Blind Center Eye Screening
Somerset County Blind Center Eye Screening
Somerset County Blind Center Glasses
Somerset County Blind Center Public Awareness/Education
Somerset County Blind Center Rehabilitation/Habilitative Services