Bureau of Blind and Visual Services

Bureau of Blind and Visual Services - The mission of the Bureau is to assist Pennsylvanians who are blind or visually impaired gain the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities.

Bureau of Blind and Visual Services

How We Can Help:

  • CCastastasrth school students Community-Based Work Assessments, Career Exploration, Job Shadowing and informational visits to local businesses.

  • Individual/group classes under our Training & Transition program teach Independent Living & Work Readiness Skills that incorporate instruction with community experiences.  

  • Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) provides simulated hands-on work skills samples in over 300 jobs in five career areas.

  • Employment Services incorporate Career Assessment, Job Find and Job Supports to help individuals explore, prepare for and maintain Competitive Employment. 

  • Other available programs include Recreation Programs, Community Participation Supports, Early intervention and Support Services.

 

Contact Information:

Lonyta Varner,

Director of Community Integration,

Transition & Employment Services

717-447-1842

lvarner@compass-community.org