Special Populations

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.

NY State Commission for the Blind & 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.

Parking Permits & Services for the Physically Challenged

New York State handicapped parking permits are available for drivers. For information and to request an application, please call 516-227-7399 or contact:
Nassau County Office for the Physically Challenged
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553

Spanish Speaking Services

Advice and consultations may be obtained from:

Special Population Resources

View Special Population Resource Directory.