VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Vision Rehabilitation & Resources
New York, NY, USA
Project Title: Employment Services for Lavelle-Brother Kearney Scholars Website:

About the Grantee

Started by six women in 1926 and pioneered racially integrated programs in the early 1920’s,VISIONS is a 501c3 nonprofit rehabilitation and social service agency celebrating over 90 years of service, assisting people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and active lives in their homes and communities, and educating the public to understand the capabilities and needs of people who are blind or visually impaired so that they may be integrated into all aspects of community life.

Purpose of the Grant

To provide, each year, job preparation and placement services to between 15 and 30 incumbent Lavelle – Brother Kearney Scholars interested in obtaining permanent paid jobs in New York City




48 months

Grant Regions

NYC Metro Area