- Provider - The Carroll Center For The Blind

Address: (See Map)

770 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 969-6200
Fax: (617) 969-6204
Toll Free: (800) 852-3131
Website: http://www.carroll.org/
Email: info@carroll.org


Intake Procedure: Please call to make an appointment. Office Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-5PM. This agency assists anyone aged 3 or older who has impaired vision. Fees vary depending on programs. The Center provides short-term campus-based programs focusing on employment potential and ability to live independently. The Carroll Center also offers a Habilitation Training Program that provides education and skills training in order to enhance independence. Other programs include: The Low Vision Clinic and Senior Vision Assessment. There is a store on site called the Carrol Store. The Store hours of operation are 10AM-5PM Tues, Wed, and Friday, 10AM-7 PM Thursday, and the last Saturday of the month 10AM-2PM and they sell adaptive equipment. Campus or community-based programs include independent living skills, computer training, orientation & mobility training, education and employment services and an outdoor enrichment program. The Residential Rehabilitation Program provides intensive training in daily living, travel and communication skills for adults with vision loss -- special programs available for elders.

Service Categories

Adaptive Equipment, Advocacy, Frequent Elderly Health Issues - Referral, Health Screening, Information, Programs & Resources - Referral, Resources, Training & Placement - Referral, Wellness

Geographic Areas Served

  • Cities Arlington, Belmont, Brookline, Cambridge, Dedham, Dover, Lexington, Lincoln, Natick, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, Westwood
  • States MA

Organization Contacts

Greg Donnelly
Phone: (617) 969-6200

Telephone Numbers

  • Fax: (617) 969-6204
  • Main: (617) 969-6200
  • Toll free in state: (800) 852-3131

Hours of Operation

  • Always Open: 24/7

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Handicap Accessible

Other Information

  • Criteria for Services or Eligibility
    Below poverty
  • Payments Accepted
    Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance


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Last Update Date: 03/17/2020

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