Fayette County Association for the Blind
"Protecting eyesight and serving people who are vision impaired since 1946."
Fayette County Association for the Blind provides comprehensive, supportive services and programs that empower individuals with vision loss in Fayette County, PA to change their lives for the better-helping them regain their own independence.
We empower people with vision loss.
We have launched:
· computer classes with valuable job training and internship opportunities,
· programs for self-esteem building such as art classes and ‘Dress to Impress’ a program providing self-esteem skills necessary in dress for employment, grooming and feelings of confidence.
We advocate for our clients.
We promote independence. We also educate communities to increase understanding and awareness.
We encourage prevention through annual eye exams.
We provide prevention screenings and information annually to more than 3,500 county residents of all ages.
The Fayette County Association for the Blind is a non-profit organization that has been serving the visually impaired of Fayette County since 1946.
The focus of the Fayette County Association of the Blind is to assist in the prevention of blindness and to provide aid to those who are visually impaired through various services and programs.
The Association works closely with the Bureau of the Blind and Visual Services, the Veterans Administration, and other community partners to ensure that those in need are being served efficiently, effectively, and respectfully.
The Association is a member agency of the Pennsylvania Association of the Blind, an organization that is dedicated to preventing, preparing for, and managing vision loss for Pennsylvania across the Commonwealth.