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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides training to help people with low vision become as independent as possible. Rehabilitation services include prescriptions for and training in the use of optical aids, personal adjustment to blindness training in daily living and mobility skills, classes on adaptive skills and techniques, instruction on using accessible technologies, mentoring for youth, and employment preparation.
LocationAllegheny
Geographic AreaMost clients come from Pennsylvania, but BVRS accepts clients from all states and some foreign countries.
Intake ProcedureCall for an appointment
 
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
 
Additional Information
Date update sentFeb12
Update typeE-mail
Update Response ReceivedYes
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
This Program: Rehabilitation Programs
Affiliated Services: Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Computer Access Technology
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