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Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision, previously Savannah Association for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision, previously Savannah Association for the Blind
214 Drayton Street
Savannah, GA 31401-4021
(912) 236-4473 (Local)
(912) 234-9286 (Fax)
info@savannahcblv.org
http://www.savannahcblv.org

Brief Description

Savannah Cneter for Blind and Low Vision (SCBLV), previously Savannah Association for the Blind, Incorporated, is a private, nonprofit agency serving the general public in southeastern Georgia and coastal South Carolina. The mission of SCBLV is to provide rehabilitation services designed to help blind and visually impaired individuals in all walks of life function independently in their homes and in the community.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 210
Number of staff: 13
Staff description: 1 Executive Director, 1 Certified VRT,1 Orientation & Mobility Specialist, 1 Vocational Counselor, 1 Director of Services, 1 Assistive Technology Specialist, 1 Contracts Administrator, 1 Low Vision Coordinator, 1 Low Vision Optometrist
Geographic area served: 29 counties in Southeast Georgia

Staff

Lois Modell, Executive Director, lmodell@savannahcblv.org
Elaine Byron, Director of Services, (912) 236-4473, ebyron@savannahcblv.org

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Counseling
    • Provides family conseling.
  • Preschool Programs
    • Visually Impaired Pre-School Services (VIPS) provides diversified intervention services designed to best meet the unique needs of visually impaired preschool childern from birth to five years of age, whether or not they have additional impairments. We provide periodic home visits, developmental assessments, vision stimulation activities, and activities of daily living. We also provide several support services; interagency coordination, consultation, and family counseling.

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