VisionCorps offers free programs to Groups and VISIONCORPS OFFERS free eye exams and glasses to qualified individuals

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VisionCorps is offering virtual programs to organizations and employers about its services. The programs, which can be individualized based on the needs of the group, include information on vision problems, living with low vision, employing people with low vision, and tips for living independently with blindness or low vision.

VisionCorps provides programs and services to clients in Lancaster, Adams, Chester, Lebanon, and York counties.

“During the pandemic when it is more difficult to meet in groups, many community groups, churches, and employers are meeting in teleconferences,” said Dennis Steiner, VisionCorps President/CEO. “We can present virtual programs to meet their needs.”

VisionCorps also gives programs in person, when advisable during the pandemic. All the programs are provided free of charge, and all services offered to clients of VisionCorps are free, said Steiner.

“We want people to know about the services we provide,” said Steiner. “We offer education and prevention of blindness services, rehabilitation, and employment to individuals in South Central Pennsylvania.”

VisionCorps programs include a general presentation about its mission and services, specific rehabilitation tips for those living with low vision, and training and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for employees who work with individuals who are blind or have low vision.

To schedule a program or find out more, please contact Linda Conyers at lconyers@visioncorps.net.


VisionCorps has a program to give free eye exams and glasses to qualified adults and children in Southcentral Pennsylvania.

“We provide this assistance to individuals in our community who may not be able to afford to get their eyes checked and purchase glasses,” said Dennis Steiner, VisionCorps President/CEO.

“We know that people are suffering during this pandemic and we offer this option as one way to help out.”Steiner said VisionCorps, with help from the Pennsylvania Vision Foundation, connects low-income families in Lancaster, Adams, Chester, Lebanon, and York counties to access free vision examinations and basic frames and lenses.

To see if you qualify for the service, please call VisionCorps at 717-205-4141.“Keeping your eyes healthy is an important part of preserving eyesight,” said Steiner, “and providing vouchers for a full eye exam is one of the many services we offer.” Steiner said VisionCorps offers education and prevention of blindness services, rehabilitation, and employment to individuals. Programs and services are offered to clients ranging in age from birth to seniors, including occupational therapy, tips for living independently and employment opportunities.

In addition, VisionCorps offers virtual programs to organizations and employers about its services. The programs, which can be individualized based on the needs of the group, include information on common eye conditions, living with low vision, employing people with low vision, and tips for living independently with blindness or low vision.

All the programs are provided free of charge, and all services offered to clients of VisionCorps are free, said Steiner.


About VisionCorpsVisionCorps serves individuals who are blind or vision impaired in Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Adams, and Chester counties, through rehabilitation services and/or employment opportunities. VisionCorps’ Enterprise Group focuses on employing people who are blind or vision impaired in manufacturing, food processing, and administrative services. VisionCorps Foundation, the fundraising arm of VisionCorps, provides grants, scholarships, and program support for people

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