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There are many ways to support our cause, and any sum will be appreciated. Support AVI by making a cash donation, a tax deferred gift, or sponsoring or attending an event. Please see our fundraising page for more information.



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Rockland County
     260 Old Nyack Turnpike, Spring Valley, NY 10977

Orange County
    AVI c/o Independent Living, Inc, 5 Washington Terrace, Newburgh, NY 12550

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to enable persons of all ages who are visually impaired, blind or deaf-blind living throughout Rockland and Orange Counties to lead as independent a life as possible by providing rehabilitation and counseling services in their homes and communities. AVI strives to improve the quality of life for each consumer by recognizing individual preferences and specific needs. We provide individualized rehabilitation teaching, social services, orientation and mobility, functional vision training and educational services.

Employment Placement Program

Association for the Visually Impaired has recently launched an Employment Placement Program for blind/visually impaired people who wish to work. An employment specialist helps blind individuals locate employment opportunities, assist with resumes, act as liaison to employers and is available to assess employment environment.

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