Association of Blind Athletes of New Jersey

Helps blind New Jersey athletes to compete in national and international "Blind Olympiads".

29 Newfield St.,

East Orange, NJ 07017-5410

Contact Person: Mrs. Pansy King

Phone: (973) 673-6384

Fax: (973) 673-0803



Challenged Children’s Charity Corp

The Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children, Challenged Children’s Charities Corporation, is a camp free to children ages 7-15 with a visual impairment that can be verified with an eye report.  The staff to child ratio is one-to-five.  Campers must be able to feed, clothe, and bathe themselves with limited assistance. 

PO Box 338, 127 26th Street, Avalon, NJ 08202

Contact Person: Jen Layton, Camp Director

Phone:  609-927-7839


Concordia Learning Center at St. Joseph’s School for the Blind, Inc.

Helps educating blind, visually impaired and blind multi-disabled children.

761 Summit Ave.

Jersey City, NJ 07307-3831

Associate Director: Lion Ed Lucas, Interim Exec Director: Judy Ortman

Phone: (201) 876-5432 (x162 for Ed)

Fax: (201) 876-5432



Eye Institute of New Jersey

Serves the community in eye care. Does research to apply the most advanced technology to a variety of ocular/visual problems.

90 Bergen Street 6th floor

Newark, NJ 07103

Lions Referral Coordinator:  Paula Tarantino, PDG (973) 844-1313

Phone:  (973) 972-2050 


Housing and United Services

Offers housing information, advocacy services, multi-media transcription services, and consulting services to people who are blind and disabled.

47 Center Avenue; Leonardo NJ 07737-1533

Phone: (732) 872-1990

Fax: (732) 291-7215    



John D. Young Memorial Lions Blind Center, Inc.

Helps to empower the blind and visually impaired to set goals and to achieve in an environment where sight loss will not impede progress in community of Atlantic county and North Cape May County.

100 Crestview Ave., Absecon, NJ 08201

Director: Ann Burns

Phone: (609) 677-1199





Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley, Inc.

Committed to enhancing a person's quality of life by restoring or improving vision through corneal transplantation, medical research and education.

401 North 3rd Street, Suite 305, Philadelphia, PA 19123-4101

Contact person: PID Gene S. Polgar, Pres., /COO

Phone: (800) 743-6667

Fax: (215) 563-3081



Lions Eye Bank of New Jersey (Clark, NJ)

Dedicated to the restoration of sight through recovery, evaluation and distribution of corneal tissue for transplantation.

77 Brant Ave., Suite 100,

Clark, NJ 07066

Executive Director: Margaret Chaplin

Phone: (800) 653-9379


Music Association for the Visually Impaired Students of NJ (MAVIS)

Provides musical instruments and specialized music instruction to legally blind persons.

P.O. Box 173,

Woodbridge, NJ 07095-0173

President: Edward Tauber

Phone: (732) 826-8216

Fax: (732) 254-3795



New Jersey Blind Citizens Association, Inc. (Camp Happiness)

Provides summer vacation program and day camp for legally blind.

18 Burlington Avenue;

Leonardo, NJ 07737

Exec. Dir. Douglas Scott

Phone: (732) 291-0878

Access link #:  (800) 955-2329



New Jersey Camp for Blind Children, Inc. (Camp Marcella)

Provides a memorable experience for blind and visually impaired children as well as multi-handicapped special needs children.

27 Durham Road,

Rockaway, NJ 07866

Mailing Address: PO Box 422,

Hasbrouck Heights NJ 07604

Phone: (973) 627-1996

Chairman: Robert W. Moore, PID

Phone: (973) 208-0207


President: Robert K. Treptow

Phone: (570) 775-7665

New Jersey Foundation for the Blind (Diamond Spring Lodge)

Provides social, recreational, and educational activities for the blind.

PO Box 929, 230 Diamond Spring Road; Denville, NJ 07834

Exec Director: Iris Torres


Phone: (973) 627-0055     


New Jersey Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center

Promote eyeglass collection and recycling

320 Sullivan Way, West Trenton, NJ  08628

Mailing Address:  P.O Box 7263,

West Trenton, NJ

Phone: (609) 530-3485

President: Alan Brewer, PCC

Phone: (908) 782-4232

New Jersey Training School (Jamesburg)

Rehabilitates court remanded juvenile boys

1 State Home Road; PO Box 500; Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

Phone: 732-521-0030


Learning Ally, Princeton Studio (Formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, Inc.)

Supplies free-on-loan recorded textbooks, library services, and other educational resources to people who cannot read standard print due to visual impairment, dyslexia or other physical abilities. 

20 Roszel Road,

Princeton, NJ 08540

Director of Development: Grace Alparone

Phone: (609) 750-1830


South Jersey Eye Center

Provides comprehensive eye care services.


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