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For Individuals and Families 

Are you or someone you love having trouble with daily living or your job because of loss of eyesight that your doctor can’t correct? Find how we can help and plug into resources.

For Providers Around Alaska
 
Do you work with patients or clients who might benefit from our services? Learn more about referrals.
 
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Get involved! Learn more about what we do and how you can help support our mission to help all Alaskans who are blind or visually impaired.
 
   

Live, Work and Play Well with Vision Loss

Experiencing vision loss is difficult and life changing. It doesn't mean you have to stop doing the things you do on a daily basis or hope to do in the future. A visit to our low vision clinic can help you maximize your remaining sight. You will discuss your visual needs with our low vision therapist and try out a variety of magnifiers and other devices to find what works best for you.  

 

Client working with doctor at our Low Vision Clinic 


Please listen to one of our client's story.


For Information about our programs, please call the Center at 907-248-7770


2017 Fiscal Year Annual Report.pdf



Join One of Our Low Vision Support Groups in Anchorage and Mat-Su

  Call 907-248-7770 in Anchorage

and 907-631-4077 in Mat-Su  

 


The Renovation of our building is underway.
We would like to thank the following donors to our Capital Campaign:

Rasmuson Foundation - $250,000
The Richard L. and Diane M. Block Foundation - $52,500
Carl and Pamela Brady - $10,000
Douglas Bratton - $10,000
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Penny - $10,000
George Suddock - $10,000
Mountain View Lions - $8,000
Lyndel and James Brady - $3,500
Spenard Lions - $3,000
Alaska Retinal Consultants - $2,500
CB Brady - $1100
Nautilus Impact Investing - $1,000
Alaska Sales and Service - $1,000
Karla Jutzi - $1,000
Sherron Perry - $1,000
Fox Lions - $1,000
Bill Bankston and Frances Talbott - $750
Benton Bay Athletic Club Lions - $725
Walt Hays and JoAnn Shore in memory of Jerry Blackburn - $436.26
Elizabeth Bow - $100




 

 

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Music in the Dark

October 27, 2018

Hotel Captain Cook

Anchorage

Dinner, Silent Auction and Live Auction

featuring a performance by

Diane Schuur

Diane Schuur at Piano.jpg
For ticket and table sponsor information,

please call 907-771-4311. 

             
ACBVI Spring News 2018

New Center Staff
We would like to announce the addition of new staff: Glenn Bushnell, assuming the position of Program Coordinator and K.T. McKee, Mat-Su Outreach Associate. We will also be hosting a former client Tom Class, who will be doing clinical fieldwork for his college degree.

Summer Program for Skills Enhancement and
Career Preparation for Youth
June 1– July 5, 2018
During the summer of 2018, the Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired will be offering a special work transition program for youth to explore career and employment options through community service, job shadowing and college exploration. Participants will also be able to increase their job skills through instruction in several vital career oriented areas.
Because blindness can often create a sense of separateness from peers, this summer program will help to foster socialization along with instruction and training in blindness skills to increase self-reliance and independence.








Alaska Center For the Blind and Visually Impaired

3903 Taft Drive

          Anchorage Alaska 99517           

Toll free: 1-800-770-7517


907-248-7770 in Anchorage

907-631-4077 in Mat-Su









Please watch our video below

Seeing With Our Hearts 2016 - A Community of Service 

 


Events Calendar

  
  
Living Well With Vision Loss - Palmer4/18/2018 12:30 PM
Low Vision Clinic Bethel4/23/2018 9:00 AM
 Low Vision Clinic - Anchorage5/1/2018 10:00 AM
Low Vision Clinic - Haines5/8/2018 9:00 AM
Low Vision Clinic - Anchorage5/8/2018 10:00 AM
Low Vision Clinic - Skagway5/10/2018 12:00 AM
Anchorage Living Well With Vision Loss Support Group5/10/2018 12:00 PM
Living Well With Vision Loss - Wasilla5/10/2018 12:30 PM
Low Vision Clinic - Glenallen5/15/2018 9:00 AM
Living Well With Vision Loss - Palmer5/16/2018 12:30 PM
Memorial Day Holiday - Center Closed5/28/2018 12:00 AM
A Transportation Guide for Persons Who are Blind or Have Low Vision 
by Caren Ailleo
 5/7/2015 10:49 AM
 
Bryan's Story 
by BVI\Kjutzi
 3/26/2015 11:18 AM
 

 

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