Olmsted Center for Sight
Located in Buffalo, New York, the Olmsted Center for Sight (OCS) is a non-profit organization that offers vocational, educational, and rehabilitation services to people of all ages with vision loss and/or physical disabilities. Statler Center, a program of OCS developed in 1999, provides career training, placement, and advancement services. The Vision Rehabilitation Department provides comprehensive programs and services to help maximize independence, safety, and quality of life. The Vision Clinic—with locations in Buffalo, Orchard Park, and Tonawanda—offers specialized low vision evaluations to help maximize functional vision through the use of high-powered lenses, magnifiers, telescopes, and lighting. Additional Rehabilitation services include training in skills of daily living, safe/independent travel, counseling, and linkage to resources. Other Olmsted Center for Sight programs and services include an early education program, employment/placement, housing, assistive technology, manufacturing, comprehensive vision rehabilitation services, senior vision services, support groups, VA switchboard operations, youth programs, 211 WNY (a free phone service linking callers with health and human services), and distance learning.