VisionCorps Lancaster

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United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ProgramSupports and promotes the interests of the blind and the prevention of blindness through a wide range of services, including:
- Vocational Services provides skill training, placement, handicapped employment and competitive employment
- Rehabilitation and Social Services teach vision impaired persons and their families techniques and use of adaptive equipment to promote independence
- Glaucoma screenings, Kid Sight screenings
-Referrals to local ophthalmologists for diagnosis and treatment, eye examinations and refractions for low income individuals without medical insurance
- Assistance for the purchase of eyeglasses, ranging in cost from $35 and up, depending on prescription, for low-income individuals
- Preschool Classroom Program
- Recreation Services includes social club, holiday parties and trips, crochet and knitting classes
- Retail shop for low vision aids
- Braille Transcription
- Sight Loss Support Groups
Geographic AreaLancaster, Lebanon
Facility/ADA AccessADA Accessible
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameKim Yakowski
Contact's PositionMarketing
Physical Site Address 1244 North Queen Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipLancaster, PA 17603
Main Phone717-291-5951
Other Phone800-606-1349
Director Information
Director's NameDennis Steiner
Director's PositionCEO
Director's Phone717-291-5951
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
This Program: VisionCorps Lancaster
Affiliated Services: VisionCorps Lancaster
VisionCorps Lancaster - Sight Loss Support Group