Special Services

Special Services are funded by the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind (PAB). To be eligible, individuals must qualify financially and have a vision acuity of 20/70 or greater or a degenerative eye disease.

BVRS driver with clientTransportation

This free door-to-door service provides rides to any type of medical appointment or essential service need, such as obtaining a photo ID. Individuals must live in Allegheny County and appointments must be made in advance.

Support Services

These services include grocery and personal needs shopping with the individual, assisting with reading and filling out forms, picking up prescriptions, minor household repairs, adjusting clocks and reading instructions.

More Information

For details about Special Services, call 412-368-4400 or email info&ref@pghvis.org; toll free 800-706-5050.