in Lackawanna County
Welcome to our website! We're glad you're here!
~ THANK YOU! ~
The Lackawanna Blind Association thanks the following:
-WNEP -TV'S Noreen and Tom Clark, who were the commentators for the event.
-all the fashion show participants,
-and all of our volunteers and sponsors
for their continuing support in making this a successful event.
-Special thanks to this year’s Helen Keller Day Chairwoman, Judy Galenas Pronko.
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Helen Keller Day is a day to reflect on the importance of what one individual can achieve. Helen Keller devoted much of her life to fundraising for the blind and visually impaired. She was an activist, author, and lecturer, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Making a Visible Difference in Our Community Since 1912
Through the many services and programs offered by the
Lackawanna Blind Association,
hundreds of individuals and families are helped every year.
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Description of Pages:
Learn about the services we provide: Prevention of Blindness, Case Management,
Pell Radio Reading Service, Social Activity Programs, Life Skills Education, Client Support Services, Eye Care and Visual Support Program.
Friends of the Blind/Helen Keller Day:
Learn how our network of friends and associates assists the agency with services and raising monies to aid those who are blind or visually impaired.
Learn how you can become a "Friend of the Blind" too.
See who supports us. See how you can support us.
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The Blind Association provides in-home visits by agency social service staff members to ensure that blind and visually impaired clients are capable of maintaining their independence and enjoying life to its fullest. The agency provides many instructional, social and rehabilitative classes and programs for clients at the association building in downtown Scranton. Transportation is provided to client focused events in the agency's own van.
The Blind Association sponsors various social events for clients. Bingo nights, holiday parties, and a summer picnic are gatherings that blind and visually impaired clients eagerly anticipate. In addition, the agency regularly schedules day trips throughout northeastern Pennsylvania to enable clients to experience many of the interesting and educational destinations our area offers.
The Blind Association is the support, educational, recreational, and social provider to its many clients and their families in Lackawanna County.
Contact Us: Lackawanna Blind Association
228 Adams Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503
Phone: 570-342-7613; Fax: 570-348-1813