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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 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 - To create opportunities for success and independence with people who are blind or visually impaired through vision rehabilitation services and employment. 

Our Vision - To be the first choice for vision rehabilitation services and employment for all people who are blind or visually impaired in the Southern Tier of New York while expanding our reach.

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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