AVRE named one of the Top 50 Best Non-Profits to Work For nationally
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Seeing Things
People of all ages from all walks of life can and do benefit from the services offered by AVRE. We offer a range of learning, living, and working options for people with sustained and severe vision loss.
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Creating Opportunities For Success
Our highly qualified staff of Program Managers, Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists, Service Coordinators, and Orientation and Mobility Specialists work together to ensure that each person receives the tools they need to attain or maintain independence in all areas of life.
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Built On a Strong
Community Of Partnerships
At AVRE, we make money the old fashioned way - we earn it. AVRE's local, commercial business has grown significantly over the years and we are proud to work with businesses committed to supporting the Southern Tier.

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Learn More About Who We Are

AVRE is a private, non-profit organization that serves people who are blind or visually impaired. People of all ages, from infants to seniors, can and do benefit from our services. We offer a range of learning, living, and working options for people with experiencing vision loss. AVRE works with individuals who live in the New York counties of Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins.

Our Mission is to create opportunities for success and independence with people who are blind or visually impaired.

Our Vision is to be the first in choice and quality in services and employment for people who are blind.

Do you, or someone you know, have trouble reading mail, recognizing faces, or traveling independently? AVRE provides services that help you get the most from your remaining vision so that you can maintain your quality of life while living independently. Let us know if you would like more information about how we can help you!

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