Mission: To prepare and empower people who are blind or visually impaired to be self-sufficient and contribute to their families and communities.
Programs: Abvi's manufacturing division is a registered iso 9001 quality organization providing products and services to the federal and ny state governments as well as commercial customers. The manufacturing division employed 56 individuals who are blind or visually impaired, 16 who are blind with other disabilities and 3 veterans.
the abvi contact center employed 34 individuals who are blind or visually impaired, 55 with other disabilities or barriers and 4 veterans.
abvi has been providing services to individuals with blindness and vision loss across monroe county for over 100 years. During the last calendar year (2014) we provided comprehensive vision rehabilitation services to over 340 seniors who were legally blind, low vision evaluations to over 820 individuals experiencing vision loss, and when looking at all of the individuals served by abvi's vision rehabilitation department (individuals served by all programs, as well as the number of individuals who attended educational and outreach presentation by staff members, etc. ), we served 7274 individuals.