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Have You Considered Hiring an Individual Who is Legally Blind?

These workers have the same abilities as any other qualified employee, and can access support that can provide training, equipment, and even tax incentives for the company willing to make the investment.

NYSCB Can Help!

The Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped is the state agency that assists New York's blind and visually impaired citizens to obtain job training and employment.

What Are the Advantages of Hiring People Who Are Legally Blind?

Qualified, Reliable Employees

Tax Credits and Incentives for Employers

Support from the Commission for the Blind & Visually Handicapped

How Do I Find Out More?

Please call the local NYSCB office nearest you, or use the statewide toll-free number.

Albany Office: 518-473-1675

Buffalo Office: 716-847-3516

Hempstead Office: 516-564-4311

Syracuse Office: 315-423-5417

White Plains Office: 914-993-5370

New York City Office: 212-825-5710

Harlem Office: 212-961-4440

Capital View Office Park
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Visit our website at: ocfs.ny.gov

For child care, foster care and adoption information, call:
1-800-345-KIDS

To report child abuse and neglect, call:
1-800-342-3720

For information on the Abandoned Infant Protection Act, call:
1-866-505-SAFE

For information about services for the blind, call:
1-866-871-3000
1-866-871-6000 (TDD)

State of New York Office of Children & Family Services

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services will make this material available in large print or on audiotape upon request.

Pub. 4804 (4/05)