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AVRE is a private, non-profit organization that serves people who are blind or visually impaired. People of all ages, from school-age children 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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