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Services for Deaf-Blind Individuals:

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
109 S. Union Street
Rochester N.Y. 14607

New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
295 Main Street, Room 590 (mail goes to room 545)
Buffalo, N.Y. 14203
PH: 716-847-3516
Rochester Outstation: 585-238-8110

Referral Services
422 S. Clinton Ave
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
PH: 585-232-1111

Regional Center for Independent Living
Referral and Advocacy Services
497 State Street
Rochester, N.Y. 14608
Deaf specialist available to answer your call
PH: 585-442-6470

American Association of the Deaf-Blind
P.O. Box 8064
Silver Spring, Maryland 20907-8064
VP: 301-563-9064

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults
Headquarters/Administrative Offices
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, N.Y. 11050
Training Building:
Main Switchboard: (516) 944-8900
VP: 516-570- 3626 or 866-351-9089
Agency email:

Center for Disability Rights Inc.
497 State Street
Rochester, N.Y. 14608
Administrative: 585-546-7510
Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Service: 585-546-7510

Transportation :

ABVI- Goodwill
422 S. Clinton Ave
Rochester, N.Y.
PH: 585-697-5731 or 585-232-1111
For: Past or current consumer of ABVI
Fee: Donations to ABVI to off-set cost of transportation are welcome.
Driver will drive and shop with consumers
RTS Access (Lift-Line)
Fee: Cost depends on mileage
Curb to Curb services
PH: 585-426-3520, ext 123
Marge’s Trolley
Does not transport on weekends.
PH: 585-663-3541
Transportation Access (TRAC)
Provides referrals for transportation 
For personal assistance/advising-
PH: 585-325-2800

Equipment :

National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
PH: 800-825-4595