- Provider - Greater Boston Guild for the Blind

Address: (See Map)

1980 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02132

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 323-5111
Fax: (617) 323-6687
Website: http://www.gbgb.org/
Email: eyeinfo@gbgb.org

Description:

Intake Procedure:
Referral: self, family, service provider. Evaluation by staff in rehab, social work, nursing, orientation, mobility
Eligibility:
Legally Blind and visually impaired persons 50+; independent in eating and toileting
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM
Notes 1:
Greater Boston Aid to the Blind provides a center-based program for visually impaired elders with extensive support in the areas of rehabilitation, social work, nursing, orientation and mobility. In addition, participants may choose among the following activities: cooking, adaptive equipment for visually impaired individuals, sewing, ceramics, woodworking, weaving, arts and crafts, home decorating, music, knitting, bowling, bingo and other games, Bible study, gardening, computer and exercise.

Service Categories

Adult Day Health - Basic, Adult Day Health - Basic - 15 Minutes, Adult Day Health - Complex, Adult Day Health - Complex - 15 Minutes, Adult Day Health - Health Promotion - 15 Minutes, Adult Day Health - Health Promotion & Prevention, Advocacy, Alzheimer's/Dem. Assessment/Coaching, Alzheimer's/Dementia Coaching, Caregiver Services, Caregiver Services, Caregiver Services, Case Management, Companion, Companion - 42+, Companion - 42+ Nights, Companion - 42+ Nights/Weekends, Companion - 42+ Weekends, Companion - Alt Rate 1, Companion - Alt Rate 2, Companion - Cluster, Companion - Supportive Housing, Counseling, Environmental Accessibility Adaptations, Fitness, Friendly Visiting, Geriatric Assessment, Health Education, Health Screening, Home Repair, Minor, Information, Legal Assistance, Legal Services (Protective), Letter Writing, Multimedia Outreach, Other Supportive Services, Outreach, Placement Services, Recreation, Respite - Adult Day Health, Respite - Adult Foster Care, Respite - Assisted Living, Respite - Hospital, Respite - In Home, Respite - Rest Home, Respite Service Scholarships/Subsidies, Respite Services, Socialization - Referral, Supplemental Service Scholarships/Subsidies, Support Groups, Supportive Day Care, Telephone Reassurance, Translation/Interpreting, Transportation, Transportation Rate 1 (1-way trip), Utility Assistance, Vision Rehabilitation, Volunteer Shopper, Volunteering, Wellness

Geographic Areas Served

  • Cities Allston, Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Chelsea, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Kenmore, Mattapan, Revere, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury, Winthrop

Organization Contacts

Boston Aid To Blind
Phone: (617) 323-5111
Email:

Greater Boston Guild
Phone: (617) 323-5111
Email:

Unknown Name
Phone: (617) 323-5111
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Elliot Feldman
Phone: (617) 323-5111
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Unknown Name
Phone: (617) 323-5111
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Greater Boston Guild
Phone: (617) 323-5111
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Telephone Numbers

  • Home: (617) 323-5111
  • Fax: (617) 323-6687

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

  • English

Other Information

  • Payments Accepted
    Medicaid

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Last Update Date: 04/30/2015

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