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Parent Category: Town Resources
Category: Senior Enrichment

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Helen Keller Services for the Blind offers several clubhouse-like day centers for legally blind persons age 55 and older. Seniors receive special counseling and training, including updates on Social Security, Medicaid/Medicare, and nutrition. Members make friends and join in arts and crafts, games, exercise classes, luncheons, and trips to shows and museums.

Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB)
One Helen Keller Way
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 485-1234

NY State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services' Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) provides rehabilitation services to individuals who are legally blind and reside in New York State.

Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH)
50 Clinton Street Suite 208
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 564-4311

Parking Permits and Services for the Physically Challenged

New York State handicapped parking permits are available for drivers. For information and to request an application, contact:

Nassau County Office for the Physically Challenged
60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Uniondale, NY 11553
(516) 227-7399

Spanish Speaking Services

Advice and consultations may be obtained from:

Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans (CASA)
40 Main Street, 1st Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 572-0750

Hispanic Economic Opportunity Program / CAP
134 Jackson Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 486-2800


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