The mission of the Northeast Sight Services is to help blind and visually impaired individuals achieve the best possible quality of life by providing compassionate services and to prevent vision loss through education and early detection for people of all ages.
Founded in 1918, Northeast Sight Services is a non-profit organization that serves Northeast Pennsylvania, including Luzerne, Wyoming, Wayne, and Pike Counties.
Our Social Service programs are offered to individuals who are legally blind or have low vision, which is defined as having a visual acuity of 20/70 or worse in the better eye with best correction or a corresponding field loss. With the goal of improving the quality of one’s life and maintaining his/her independence, the Northeast Sight Services offers the following services:
- Adjustment to Vision Loss
- In-Home Support
- Independent Living and Social Events
- Eye Learn Programs
Our Prevention of Blindness programs are offered to people of all ages and demographics. These programs are focused on helping prevent blindness locally:
- Vision Screenings (for both children and adults)
- Eye Health & Safety Education programs (for both children and adults)
The Marilyn Moore Maslow Vision Resource Center ensures that individuals in our local communities have access to sight, whether it be through a high powered magnifier from the Vision Resource Center or a basic pair of affordable prescription frames.
- Vision Resource Center
- Low Vision Clinic
- Gift of Sight Basic Eye Exams/ Low Cost Prescription Eyeglasses
InSight Kids Club of NEPA is program organized in partnership with Community Services for Sight for blind and visually impaired children to get together and enjoy both recreational and instructional opportunities as a group.
- Camp Sight
- Transition Assistance
- Monthly Children’s Programs