Low Vision

Frequently Asked Questions

14. What agencies and organizations provide people who have low vision with help and information?

Many agencies and organizations in the community provide assistance and information to people who have low vision and to their families and caregivers.

State agencies for the blind and visually impaired can make referrals to a variety of organizations that provide assistance. Such services include vision rehabilitation, recreation, counseling, and job training or placement.

For assistance in finding agencies and organizations, contact:

National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
Phone: 301-496-5248
E-mail: 2020@nei.nih.gov
Website: http://www.nei.nih.gov/