Hello there. Tri-County Association for the Blind gives; administrations, exercises and business open doors for individuals who are visually impaired or outwardly weakened in Central Pennsylvania. The mission of Tri-County Association for the Blind is: to help and advance the interests of people who are visually impaired, outwardly impeded or generally crippled, and to anticipate visual impairment all through Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry areas.

Our center administrations incorporate our counteractive action of visual impairment programs like the preschool and grown-up vision screenings. We additionally give specific administrations, for example, charge paying, and way to entryway transportation administrations for customers that are outwardly weakened that assistance them to stay free and living in their own particular homes. A year ago, we served more than 16,000 individuals in the network. Throughout the years, we have kept on growing our administrations and projects, in the 1990's Vision Resources included: Computer Technology Training Low Vision Aids Services and a Necessity Store supplied with items intended to empower freedom. In this previous decade we have included: Franklin County to our administration territory for Prevention and Specialized Services, Custodial/Lawn Care to the Business-to-Business administrations Since 2000, we added Photo License ID to the Business-to-Business administrations, Summer Camp for children, and teenagers who are visually impaired/outwardly weakened, No-Cost Eye Clinic to serve the requirements of the uninsured, an Eye Wear Shoppe loaded with minimal effort and no cost eye glasses and opened a Vision Rehab Center gaining practical experience in Low Vision Care.

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Our services.

Activities, News and Events

Among other activities we can cite Summer Camp,annual fundraisersawareness event... Moreover, We provide a Speakers Bureau to build network mindfulness about the administrations we give to both the located and visually impaired networks.

Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Necessities Store, Case Management, Prevention of Blindness, Employment Services, Reading Services, Eye Clinic, Access Tech Training, Low Vision and many more...

Business to Business

Through our creation office, custodial administrations and cover establishment administrations, Tri-County Association for the Blind offers an assortment of business to business administrations which utilize and prepare daze and outwardly impeded individuals.

Awareness event

Discover how you can volunteer your abilities or make a money related gift to TCAB to help our administrations and exercises for the visually impaired and outwardly impeded.

Newsletters and Press Releases

Subscribe to our newsletter or contact us to receive quaterly mail update on our association. You can also get notified for each of our press releases...

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Employment for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Disabled

Production Services

Tri-County Association for the Blind (TCAB) periodically has openings for part-time or full-time positions for individuals with disabilities in Central Pennsylvania in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties. These employment opportunities exist in the Production Facility, Janitorial Services, and Carpeting Department and include:

Persons with a disability are encouraged to submit an application for employment.  For more information or an employment application, please contact the agency office by calling (717) 238-2531.

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Resources for the Blind and Visually Impaired

This page contains links to a number of useful Web sites which provide services for the blind. Links are grouped under the following headings. You may click on one of the headings to "jump" to a group of links.

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind and its member agencies

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind (PAB)
e-mail: info@pablind.org
Phone: 717-234-3261

Allegheny county
Pittsburgh Vision Services
e-mail: rwelsh@pghvis.org
Phone: 412-682-5600

Beaver county
Beaver County Association for the Blind
e-mail: bcab@forcomm.net
Phone: 724-843-1111

Bedford & Fulton counties
South Central Blind Association
e-mail: scba@bedford.net
Phone: 814-623-8214

Berks county
Berks County Association for the Blind
Phone: 610-375-8407

Blair county
Blair County Association for the Blind & Visually Handicapped
Phone: 814-944-2021

Bucks county
Bucks County Association for the Blind
e-mail: dirbcab@aol.com
Phone: 215-968-9400

Butler county
Butler County Association for the Blind
e-mail: bcabsz@zoominternet.net
Phone: 724-287-4059

Cambria county
Cambria County Association for the Blind & Handicapped
e-mail: ccabh@twd.net
Phone: 814-536-3531

Center, Clinton, Lycoming counties
North Central Sight Services
e-mail: bobg@ncsight.org
Phone: 570-323-9401

Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union counties
Central Susquehanna Sight Services
Phone: 570-286-1471

Chester county
Chester County Association for the Blind
Phone: 610-384-2767

Crawford,  Mercer county
Keystone Blind Association
e-mail: kba@infonline.net
Phone: 724-347-5501

Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry counties
Tri-County Association for the Blind
e-mail: info@cartmann.com
Phone: 717-238-2531

Delaware county
DELCO Blind/Sight Center
e-mail: bob.nelson@delcoblind.org
Phone: 610-874-1476

Erie county
Erie Center for the Blind & Visually Handicapped
e-mail: blindctr@erie.net
Phone: 814-455-0995

Fayette county
Fayette County Association for the Blind
e-mail: eyes@lcsys.net
Phone: 724-437-2791

Luzerne county

Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind
e-mail: wbpab@tl.infi.net
Phone: 570-823-1161

Luzerne county (Hazleton)
Hazleton Blind Association
e-mail: hazsight@intergrafix.net
Phone: 570-455-0421

Huntington, Juniata, Mifflin counties
Juniata Association for the Blind
e-mail: willa@acsworld.net
Phone: 717-242-1444

Indiana county
Indiana County Blind Association
Phone: 724-465-5549

Lackawanna county
Lackawanna County Association for the Blind
Phone: 570-342-7613

Lancaster & Lebanon counties
Susquehanna Association for the Blind & Vision Impaired
e-mail: jsp@sabvi.com
Phone: 717-291-5951

Lawrence county
Lawrence County Association for the Blind
e-mail: LawCoPAB@aol.com
Phone: 724-652-4571

Lehigh county
Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired of Lehigh County
e-mail: abvilc@fast.net
Phone: 610-433-6018

Montgomery county
Montgomery County Association for the Blind
e-mail: mcab@mcab.org
Phone: 215-661-9800

Northampton & Bethlehem counties

VIABL Services of Northampton County
e-mail: viablservices@enter.net
Phone: 610-866-8049

Somerset county

Somerset County Blind Center
e-mail: rob@somersetblind.org
Phone: 814-445-1310

Venango county
Venango County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
e-mail: vcblind@csonline.net
Phone: 814-676-1876

Washington & Greene counties
Washington-Greene Association for the Blind
e-mail: washgreene@mail.mlynk.com
Phone: 724-228-0770

Westmoreland county
Westmoreland County Blind Association
e-mail: westcntybd@aol.com
Phone: 724-837-1250

York & Adams counties

York County Blind Center
e-mail: ycbc@ycbc.org
Phone: 717-848-1690

National Organizations for the Blind

American Council for the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Association for the Education and Rehab. of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Lighthouse, Inc.
National Federation for the Blind
National Industries for the Blind

Local Links

United Way of the Capital Region
Pennsylvania Industries for the Blind and Handicapped
District 14-T Lions
Pennsylvania Lions

Useful Sites for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Internet Public Library, Health & Medical Sciences Reference
Blindspots - Movie Reviews for the Visually Impaired
AI Squared - makers of ZoomText
Dialogue Magazine, published by Blindskills, Inc.
EASI Adaptive Techniques
The Macular Degeneration Partnership
The Narrative Television Network
The National Braille Press
The Outpost
Red White and Blue
United States Association of Blind Glaucoma Research Foundation

Other Links

ACB Radio
A Child's Eyes
Accessible Games
Access Technology Institute
Blind Software
disABILITY Information and Resources
Duxbury Systems, Inc.
ESP Soft Works
Freedom Scientific
Guide Dogs
JAWS For Windows mailing list page
JFW Lite mailing list page
Kurzweil Educational Systems
Leader Dog
Pennsylvania Web Site Links
Used Equipment Referral Service (UERS) - InfoTech
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As we look to the future, it is our aim to end up an exhaustive supplier of administrations for individuals who are visually impaired/outwardly debilitated. It is our objective to "be perceived as the debut asset for administrations that anticipate visual deficiency and amplify open doors for people who are visually impaired and outwardly impeded; To help us reach our goals or if you have any concern, inquiry or advice feel free to contact us by filling up the form below...

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