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219 groups as of 5/15/2024

This directory is provided to help low vision seniors identify support groups who have registered with the International Low Vision Support Group (ILVSG). Anyone needing free help in starting and running a group, wanting to list an already-established group with us, or wanting to register as an affiliate of the ILVSG, please follow this link.

Bold font indicates registered affiliates of the ILVSG.

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Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services OASIS Program
P.O. Box 19888
Homewood AL 35219
Facilitator: Matthew Haynes
Email 1: matthew.haynes@rehab.alabama.gov

Lee County Low Vision Support Group
520 West Thomason Circle
Opelika AL 36801
Facilitators: Shiquita Fulton and Beth Pineyerd
Email: Shiquita.fulton@rehab.alabama.gov

Macon County Vision Impaired Persons’ Support Group
195 Jeter Rd
Tuskegee AL 36083
Facilitator: Shirley Rogers
Email: pwocshirley@gmail.com

South Baldwin MD Support
408 West Berry Ave
Foley AL 36535
Facilitator: Betsy Osborne
Email: osborne@gulftel.com



Associated Retina Consultants
1750 East Glendale Ave
Phoenix AZ 85020
Facilitators: Deedra Caraveo
Email: deedra.caraveo@associatedretina.com

Brookdale North Tucson
2650 W. Ina Rd
Tucson AZ 85741
Facilitator: Arianne Ramirez
Email: aramirez43@brookdale.com

Foundation for Blind Children (open to residents only)
1234 E Northern Ave
Phoenix AZ 85020
Facilitator: Mary Wilson
Email: Mwilson@seeitourway.org

Green Valley Low Vision Support Group
907 S Los Zafiros
Green Valley AZ 85614
Facilitator: Wayne Sheppard
Email: wayneshep@aol.com

La Posada
501 S La Posada Cir
Green Valley AZ 85614
Facilitators: Jena Tesso and Phyllis Messier
Email 1: jtesso@laposadagv.com
Email 2: phyllism@laposadagv.com

Low Vision Support Group
250 N Maguire Ave #330
Tucson AZ 85710
Facilitators: Annie Schlesinger and Ruth Hallett
Email 1: anniembbs@gmail.com
Email 2: ruthrlh@yahoo.com

Mayo Clinic
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale AZ 85255
Facilitator: Marie A. Di Nome MD
Email: dinome.marie@mayo.edu

Mountain View Low Vision Support
7900 N La Canada, Apt 2119
Tucson AZ 85718
Facilitator: Mary Anne Fay
Email: Manfay@comcast.net

Sun Lakes Low Vision Support Group
9322 Cedar Waxwing Dr
Sun Lakes AZ 85248
Facilitator: Linda Horton
Email: lindahorto@cs.com

The Terraces of Phoenix
7550 North 16th Street
Phoenix AZ 85020-4618
Facilitator: Dennis Gradillas
Email: Dennis Gradillas@HumanGood.org

VI at Silverstone
23005 North 74th St
Scottsdale AZ 85255
Facilitator: Jeanne Bez RN
Email: jbez@viliving.com

District of Columbia

Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington
233 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington D.C. 20002
Facilitators: Sean Curry
Email: scurry@youreyes.org


400 Farr Shores, #15A
Hot Springs AR 71913
Facilitator: Mary Sloan
Email: meschow@wildblue.net


Andrew Bock, OD
1122 S Street
Fresno CA 93721
Facilitator: Andrew Bock, OD
Email: bock9@msn.com

Braille Institute – Thousand Oak
1625 Stoddard Ave
Thousand Oak CA 91360
Facilitator: Lynn Schwanauer
Email: pkmae@yahoo.com

Center for Visually Impaired Adults in Placer County, CA
P.O.Box 4810
Auburn CA 95602
Facilitator: Lynne Laney
Email: lynlizl50@gmail.com

Eye Contact Low Vision Support Group at Sun City Lincoln Hills
881 Slawson Ln.
Lincoln CA 95648
Facilitator: Cathy McGriff
Email: cathymcgriff1010@gmail.com

Looking Forward
1550 Maidu Dr
Roseville CA 95661
Facilitators: Jackie Young and Donna Warren-Carell
Email 1:  jackiedyoung11@yahoo.com
Email 2: djcarrell49@gmail.com

Low Vision Support Group
PO Box 8155
Huntington Beach CA 92615
Facilitators: Shellianne Redding, RN, BSHA and Jim Redding
Email 1: members@lowvisionsupportgroup.com
Email 2: info@lowvisionsupportgroup.com

Macular Degeneration Partnership
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697
Facilitators: Mary Prudden and Taylor Young
Email 1: mprudden@uci.edu
Email 2: tnyoung@uci.edu

Oxnard Low Vision Support Group
2715 Jill Place
Port Hueneme CA 93041
Facilitators: Linda Boicourt
Email 2: lindaboicourt@gmail.com

Simi Valley Low Vision Support Group
2007 Woodglen St
Simi Valley CA 93065
Facilitators: Sandra Middleton
Email: idsjm007@icloud.com

Sunny View Retirement Community
22445 Cupertino Rd
Cupertino CA 95014
Facilitator: Katie Hofman
Email: shortbreadmaker@mac.com

Sunrise Macular Degeneration Association
5824 San Juan Ave
Citrus Heights CA 95610
Facilitators: Michael S. Dunne and Elena Thomason
Email 1: msdunne123@gmail.com
Email 2: elenathomason1@gmail.com

The Sequoias
181 Summit Dr
Corte Madera CA 94925
Facilitator: Annie Reid
Email: anniereid336@gmail.com


The Carillon
2480 Canyon Blvd, Ste M-2
Boulder CO 80302
Facilitator: Denise Granberg
Email: dgranberg@leisurecare.com

Center For Disabilities-Alamosa
407 State Ave
Alamosa CO 81101
Facilitator: Gloria Quintana
Email: gquintana@ilcpueblo.org

Center for Disabilities-Pueblo
901 W 8th St
Pueblo CO 81003
Facilitators: Susan Lindeman
Email:  slindeman@ilcpueblo.org

Center for Independence Low Vision Program
740 Gunnison Ave
Grand Junction CO 81501
Facilitator: Joanne Stamp
Email: jstamp@cfigj.org

Center For People With Disabilities
1675 Range St
Boulder CO 80301
Facilitator: Darcy McLean
Email: darcy@cpwd.org

Center Towards Self-Reliance
901 W. 8th St
Pueblo CO 81003
Facilitator: Florence Gurule
Email: blind-lowvision@ilcpueblo.org

Disabled Resource Services – Vision Matters
1017 Robertson St., #B  
Fort Collins CO 80524
Facilitator: Liz Pierce
Email: elizabeth.p@disabledresourceservices.org



Center for Retina and Macular Disease
250 Ave K SW, Ste 200
Winter Haven FL 33880
Facilitator: Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L
Email 1: aen@crmd.net

Comprehensive Wellness Service
PO Box 191
Crystal Beach FL 34681
Facilitator: Joan Sidoff
Email: luby@tampabay.rr.com

Low Vision Support Group
14800 Walshingham Rd # 201
Largo Fl 33774
Facilitator: Jo Gorissen
Email: jgorissen1@gmail.com

FIT Rehabilitation
789 Rosebush Ter
Sebastian FL 32958
Facilitator: Vicki Suplizio
Email: vickisuplizio@yahoo.com

Lake Gibson Village Low Vision Support group
771 Carpenters Way #327 and 212
Lakeland, FL 33809
Facilitators: Evelyn Rhoads & Jeanne Barr
Email 1: evelynr742@bellsouth.net
Email 2: barr810@gmail.com

Lighthouse for the Blind and Low Vision
1106 West Platt St
Tampa FL 33606
Facilitators: Jennifer Brooks & Sheryl Brown
Email 1: Jennifer.Brooks@lighthouseblv.org
Email 2: Sheryl.Brown@lighthouseblv.org

Low Vision Works
3000 Oasis Grand Blvd
Ft. Myers FL 33916
Facilitator: Kaitlyn Cremer
Email: Kaitlynmcremer@gmail.com

OT Rehab Solutions, LLC
918 N. Pebble Beach Blvd
Sun City Center FL 33573
Facilitator: Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L, CDE
Email: ycate@otrehabsolutions.com

St. Luke’s Cataract and Laser Institute
43309 U.S. Highway 19, North
Tarpon Springs FL 34689
Facilitator: Dr. Ed Huggett
Email: ejh2020@msn.com

The Estates at Carpenters
1001 Carpenters Way
Lakeland FL 33809
Facilitator: Marise Sahyoun
Email: msahyoun@eaclakeland.com

Vision Loss Support
619 Lakemont Dr.
Brandon FL 33510
Facilitator: Maren Funderburk
Email: marenfun4@icloud.com

Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County Florida
3459 Depew Ave
Port Charlotte FL 33952
Facilitator: David Wilson
Email: dwilsonpcfl@yahoo.com


Albany Low Vision Support Group
District 4 Police Precinct
1721 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.
Albany GA 31705
Facilitator: Debbie McDonald
Email: Deborahk63@aol.com

Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia
3830 South Cobb Dr, Suite 125
Smyrna GA 30080
Facilitators: Gloria Fisher & Anne McQuade
Email: anne.mcquade@rocketmail.com

Project Independence for Seniors
Arbor Terrace Senior Center
201 Crosstown Dr
Peachtree City GA 30269
Facilitator: Audrey Demmitt, R.N.
Email: audreymagoo@gmail.com

Low Vision Support Group
4759 Bishop Rd
Macon GA 31206
Facilitator: Jacquelyn Glover
Email: jackie57hines@gmail.com

Smoky Springs Retirement
940 S Enota Dr NE
Gainesville GA 30501
Facilitators: Sue Hesketh and Mell Younglove
Email: 5048-REC@holidaytouch.com


Na Hoaloha
PO Box 3208
Wailuku, Maui
HI 96753
Facilitator: Kathleen Kenney
Email: kathleen@nahoaloha.org


Barrington Area Council on Aging
6000 Garlands Ln #100
Barrington IL 60010
Facilitator: Diane Vos Hansen
Email: dvoshansen@bacoa.org

Beacon Hill Retirement Community
2400 S. Finley Rd
Lombard IL 60148
Facilitator: Marc Raben
Email: marc.raben@lifespacecommunities.com

10 East Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills IL 60067
Facilitator: Heather Lannon
Email: hlannon@brookdale.com

Country Terrace Senior Living Apts
705 East Orange St., Box 301
Hoopeston IL 60942
Facilitator: Charlene Ervin
Email: charlene.ervin@hoopestoncmh.org

Friedman Place
5527 North Maplewood Ave
Chicago IL 60625
Facilitators: Noelle Mack Fisher & Heddy Lichtenstein
Email 1: noelle@friedmanplace.org
Email 2: heddy@friedmanplace.org

Good Shepherd Church MD Support Group
5534 Fairway Dr
Crestwood IL 60445
Facilitator: Carole Peterson
Email: Tinkerbell@prodigy.net

Hadley School for the Blind
700 Elm St
Winnetka IL 60093
Facilitator: Ed Haines
Email: ed@hadley.edu

Lake County Center for Independent Living
377 N Seymour Ave
Mundelein IL 60060
Facilitators: Vanessa Bromir
Email: vanessa@lccil.org

15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea IL 62226
Facilitators: Vanessa Reyes
Email: vreyes@lincinc.org

Low Vision Support Group
2106 Ezekiel Ave
Zion IL 60099
Facilitator: Barbara Hobbie
Email: lowvisiongroup@gmail.com

New Perspectives Low Vision Peer Support Group
264 S. Marion St., Apt. #2
Oak Park IL 60302
Facilitator: Michael Henson
Email: rumbero1030@icloud.com

Options Center for Independent Living
22 Heritage Drive, Suite 107
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Facilitator: Shannon Robbins
Email: vision.advocate@optionsCIL.org

Proctor Endowment Home
2724 West Reservoir Blvd
Peoria IL 61615
Facilitators: Pam Cali-Boyd and Gina Aladin
Email: pacali@proctorendowment.org

Second Sense
65 E. Wacker Pl
Chicago IL 60601
Facilitator: Polly Abbott
Email: polly.abbott@second-sense.org

Sights Unlimited of Chicago Heights
260 Green Street
Park Forest IL 60466
Facilitator: Mick Rybolt
Email: hhrybolt@comcast.net

Spoon River Towers
401 N Illinois St
Lewistown IL 61542
Email: srtcoord@sybertech.net

The Chicago Lighthouse
222 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview IL 60025
Facilitator: Melissa Wittenberg
Email: melissa.wittenberg@chicagolighthouse.org

The Moorings of Arlington Heights
811 East Central Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Facilitator: Tara Deluca
Email: tdeluca@presbyterianhomes.org

Wheeling Township
1616 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights IL 60004
Facilitators: Lynndah Lahey and Aileen Zei
Email 1: LLahey@wheelingtownship.com
Email 2: AZei@wheelingtownship.com


114 W Main St
Vevay IN 47043
Facilitators: Stephanie McCall and Dayle Hawes
Email 1: siilcrep@hotmail.com
Email 2: siilcvision@live.com

Tri-town Low Vision Support Group
12901 Snowberry Ln
St. John IN 46373
Facilitator: George Brunetti
Email: sketty12@gmail.com



Central KS Assoc f/t Visually Impaired (CKAVI)
2536 Mcbride Pkwy
Great Bend KS 67530
Facilitator: Paul Berscheidt
Email: pberscheidt@cox.net 

Central Kansas Library System
1409 Williams
Great Bend KS 67530
Facilitator: Cathy Rhan
Email 1: jmasden@ckls.org
Email 2: crhan@ckls.org

Envision Low Vision Rehabilitation Center
610 N. Main
Wichita KS 67203
Facilitator: Hannah Christenson
Email: hannah.christenson@envisionus.com
Email: seeamyrun@yahoo.co

2502 Sherman Ave #110
Hays KS 67601
Facilitators: Bob Chaffin
Email 2: chaffin@ruraltel.net

MD Support Group
4301 W. 99th St. Overland Park
Overland Park KS 66207
Facilitator: Virgil D. Reichle
Email: vreichle@kc.rr.com


Maine Healthcare System
1 VA Medical Ctr (126 T)
Augusta ME 04330
Facilitators: Amy Tague and Michelle Mason
Email 1: amy.tague@va.gov
Email 2: michelle.mason4@va.gov


Homewood Retirement Centers
16505 Virginia Ave
Williamsport MD 21795
Facilitator: Shelby Vaughn

Low Vision Support Group at Oak Crest
8800 Walther Blvd
Parkville MD 21234
Facilitator: Marlene Ripp
Email: marlene.ripp@erickson.com

North Oaks Senior LIving
(Residents only)
725 Mt. Wilson Ln
Pikesville, MD 21208
Facilitator: Barbara Snyder
Email: snyderbarbara@northoaks.net

Severna Park Support for MD
497 Erin Garth
Severna Park MD 21146
Facilitator: Sharron Iaquinta
Email: Kodiecares@comcast.net

Veterans Healthcare Administration
(Open only to Maryland veterans registered with MD VAMHCS under the care of VIST.)
10 North Greene St
Baltimore MD 21201
Facilitator: Chana Hurvitz
Email: chana.hurvitz@va.gov


Brookdale Senior Living
Corporate Headquarters
55 Whitten Street, Unit 3
Boston MA 02122

Department of Elder and Human Services
500 Pleasant St
Canton, MA 02021
Facilitator: Victoria DiMaria
Email: vdimaria@town.canton.ma.us

Hebrew Senior Life HomeCare
29 Newbridge Way
Dedham MA 02026
Facilitator: Joanne Sullivan
Email: joannesullivan@hsl.harvard.edu

Marshfield Council on Aging
230 Webster St
Marshfield MA 02050
Facilitator: Karen Boyle
Email: COAactivitiescoord@townofmarshfield.org

NFB of Massachusetts
374 Silver St
Hanover MA 02339
Facilitator: Amy Ruell
Email: aruell@comcast.net

South Dartmouth Support Group
6 West Bliss St
South Dartmouth MA 02748
Facilitator: Patti O’Brien
Email: pattiobrien1964@gmail.com

Tamar Smith Support Group
866 Burt’s Pit Road
Florence, MA 01062
Facilitator: Tamar Smith
Email: tamarsmith@gmail.com


The Orchard
600 Pear Orchard Road
Ridgeland MS 39157
Facilitator: Rebecca McCandless
Email: rmccandless@orchardretirement.com


Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
15415 E Jefferson
Grosse Point Park MI 481230
Facilitator: Helen Clarren
Email:  hclarre1@hfhs.org

Erickson Living Fox Run Low Vision Support Group
41140 Fox Run Rd
CC 1st floor
Novi MI 48377
Facilitators: Alison Dunlap and Kathleen Lang
Email 1: alison.dunlap@erickson.com
Email 2: kathleen.lang@erickson.com

Fenton Vision Center
212 W Silver Lake Rd
Fenton MI 484301
Facilitators: Cynthia Cupal OD,FAAO Diplomate American Board of Optometry, and Juan Alvarado OD
Email: Cupalfvc@yahoo.com

Glacier Hills Care and Rehabilitation Center
250 Orchard Hills Dr
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Facilitator: Jane Holt
Email: Holtannarbor@aol.com

Masonic Pathways
1200 Wright Ave
Alma MI 48801
Facilitator: Lisa Godfrey
Email: volunteer@masonicpathways.com

Plymouth District Library
Low Vision Support Group
223 S. Main Street
Plymouth MI 48170
Facilitator: Sarah Vargas
Email: svargas@plymouthlibrary.org


Brookside Senior Living
804 Benson Road, Suite 100
Montevideo MN 56265
Facilitator: Kelly Snell
Email: kmsnell@augustanacare.org

2945 Lincoln Dr
Roseville MN 55113
Facilitator: Bailey Klingfus
Email: bklingfus@preshomes.org

Lighthouse Center for Vital Living
4505 W Superior St
Duluth MN 55807
Facilitator: Kelly Lemke
Email: kelly@lcfvl.org


John Knox Village Low Vision Support Group
400 NW Murray Rd
Lee’s Summit MO 64081
Facilitator: Paul Budd
Email: pbudd@jkv.org

Big Mac Support
1241 Golf Drive #3
Branson West MO 65737
Facilitator: Margaret Stammer
Email 1: Margaretlstammer@gmail.com
Email 2: Stammer@suddenlink.net

St. Louis Hills Pharmacy
4365 Chippewa St, Suite 100
Saint Louis MO 63116
Facilitator: Tyler Taylor
Email: tyler@stlhillsrx.com

460 SW Tower Park Dr

Lee’s Summit MO 64081
Facilitator: Dan Roberts
Email: director@mdsupport.org


Blind & Low Vision Services, Dept of Public Health & Human Services
700 Casey Street Suite B
Butte MT 59701
Facilitator: Lindy Ballard and Melanie Beagle
Email: BBallard@mt.gov

Blind and Low Vision Services
2675 Palmer, Ste A
Missoula MT 59808
Facilitators: Coreen Faulkner and Mark O’Brien
Email 1: coreen.faulkner@gmail.com

Blind and Low Vision Services-Kalipsell
121 Financial Dr Suite B
Kalispell, MT 59901
Facilitator: Melissa Nielsen, CVRT,COMS
Email: melissa.nielsen@mt.gov

Blind Leading the Blind
202 8th Ave S
Lewistown MT 59457
Facilitators: Blanche Chapman
Email: bmchap@yahoo.com

New Mexico

Low Vision Solutions
303 East Buena Vista St #5
Santa Fe NM 87505
Facilitator: Coby Livingstone, OTR/L, CVRT, MA
Email: coby.livingstone@gmail.com


Fremont Nebraska: For Macular Degeneration Awareness (FMDA)
222 South Grant St
Fremont NE 68025
Facilitator: Meg Housman
Email: Marghou@gmail.com

iCare Counseling, LLC
16619 Bancroft St
Omaha NE 68130
Facilitator: Tracy Grothe, EDS, MED, NCC, PLMHP
Email:  TLGPRO2015@gmail.com

Low Vision Support Group
704 S 385h Ave
Omaha NE 68198
Facilitator: Kristen Mercado
Email: kmercado@nebraskamed.com


Bureau of Division of Services for the Blind
3016 W Charleston Blvd, Ste 200
Las Vegas NV 89102
Facilitator: Ani Severtsen
Email: t-severtsen@dert.nv.gov

MD Foundation (ILVSG Sponsor)
PO Box 531313
Henderson NV 89053
Facilitator: Liz Trauernicht
Email: liz@eyesight.org

Vision Support Group of Henderson NV
1951 Red Sand Ct
Henderson NV 89002
Facilitator: Vicki Rudolph
Email: vickisvibes@cox.net

New Hampshire

Future in Sight
25 Walker Street
Concord NH 03301
Facilitator: Sarah Huckabee
Email: shuckabee@futureinsight.org

New Jersey

Five Star Low Vision Group
655 Pomander Walk
Teaneck NJ 07666
Facilitators: Regina Minsky and Michele Tierney
Email 1: mtierney@5ssl.com
Email 2: reginaminsky@yahoo.com

New York

Amberleigh Retirement Community
2330 Maple Road
Williamsville NY 14221
Facilitator: Jim Coats
Email: dycjgc@aol.com

Buffalo Guild Care
1170 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Buffalo NY 14209
Facilitator: Pamela Scinta
Email: scintap@lighthouseguild.org

Forest Hills Support Group
75-31 196 St
Fresh Meadows NY 11366
Facilitator: Mark Damon
Email: mrkdamon@aol.com

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
422 South Clinton Ave
Rochester NY 14620
Facilitator: Jennifer Hoff
Email: JLHoff@goodwillfingerlakes.org

Lighthouse Guild
15 West 65th St
New York NY 10023
Facilitator: Jocelyn Tapia
Email: tapiaj@lighthouseguild.org

NY State Commission for the Blind
80 Maiden Lane
New York City NY 10038
Facilitators: Rita Langhirt and Brian Pinto
Email 1: rita.langhirt@ocfs.ny.gov
Email 2: brian.pinto@ocfs.ny.gov

100 Malta Ln
North Syracuse NY 13212
Facilitator: Orion Roeder, TR and Jennifer Catney, OT
Email 1: oroeder@lorettosystem.org
Email 2: jcatney@lorettosystem.org

Sunrise Senior Living Vision Loss Support Group of West Babylon
580 West Montauk Hwy
West Babylon NY 11704
Facilitator: Deborah Krisberg
Email 1:  westbabylon.ava@sunriseseniorliving.com

VIST support group
3495 Bailey Ave. Mail code 117
Buffalo NY 14215
Facilitator: Kellie Nickerson
Email: kellie.nickerson@va.gov

The Visionaries
1241 Holley Rd
Webster NY 14580
Facilitator: Ed Wilkonski
Email: edwilkonski@gmail.com

North Carolina

Duke Eye Center
DUMC 3802, 2351 Erwin Road
Durham NC 27710
Facilitator: Carolyn Vanderbloemen
Email: c_vanderbloemen@yahoo.com

Springmoor Continuing Care Community
1500 Sawmill Rd
Raleigh NC 27615
Facilitator: Sue Koehler
Email: sue.koehler@springmoor.org

Triad Low Vision Support Group
5028 Roberson Farm Road
Kernersville NC 27284
Facilitator: Sheila Kirkman MS OTR/L SCLV
Email: cwkirkman@hotmail.com

VIP Support
6604 Lynndale Dr
Raleigh NC 27612
Facilitator: Bill Massey
Email: williamassey68@yahoo.com

Walton Wood Support Group
750 SE Cary Pkwy
Cary NC 27511-5682
Facilitator: Marie Kurkowski & Ailse O’Neill
Email 1:
Email 2: ailseoneill7@gmail.com

North Dakota


Chillicothe VA Medical Center Low Vision Support Group
17273 State Rte 104, Bldg 27, Room 110
Chillicothe OH 45601
Facilitator: Natalie Duarte de Escalante
Email: Natalie.DuartedeEscalante@va.gov

Columbus Low Vision Network
99 N Guilford Ave
Columbus OH 43222
Facilitator: Judy Box
Email: judy43222@gmail.com

FrogTown Low Vision Support Group
6826 Texas St
WhiteHouse OH 43571
Facilitator: Paul and Jan Rachow
Email: frogtowngroup2020@sbcglobal.net

Kingston Healthcare
6010 West Lake Rd
Vermilion, Ohio 44089
Fcilitator: Courtney Squires
Email: csquires@kingstonhealthcare.com

6826 Texas St
WhiteHouse OH 43571
Facilitator: Paul and Jan Rachow
Email: frogtowngroup2020@sbcglobal.net

Northeast Ohio VA Health System
10701 East Blvd

Cleveland OH 44106
Facilitators: Marianne Ryan
Email 1: marianne.ryan@va.gov

Philomatheon Society of the Blind
2701 Tuscarawas Street West
Canton OH 44708
Facilitator: David Miller
Email: philomatheonsociety@gmail.com

RH Myers Apartments, Menorah Park Center for Aging
27200 Cedar Rd
Beachwood OH 44122
Facilitator: Amy S. Kinstlinger
Email: akinstlinger@menorahpark.org

Strongsville Low Vision Connection
(Meeting options: In-person and/or teleconference)
Ehrnfelt Senior Center
18100 Royalton Rd. 
Strongsville, OH 44136
Facilitator: Sandra Krems

Email: slkrems@yahoo.com

Veterans Health Administration
1815 Belmont Ave
Youngstown OH 44504
Facilitator: Beth Levine
Email: Beth.Levine@va.gov


Vision Quest of Hope
P. O. Box 11776
Oklahoma City OK 73136
Facilitator: Naomi Minor
Email: cnminor60@gmail.com


P.O. Box 5181
Salem OR 97304
Facilitator: Marja Byers
Email: marja.byers@gmail.com

Hearthstone at Murrayhill
10880 SW Davies Rd
Beaverton OR 97008
Facilitator: Susan Carter
Email: enhancedwellness@hearthstoneccc.com


Coatesville VAMC
1400 Black Horse Hill Rd
Coatesville PA 19320
Facilitator: Michelle Focht
Email: michelle.focht@va.gov

Erie VA Medical Center
135 East 38th St
Erie PA 16504
Facilitator: Laryssa Stolar

Fayette County Association for the Blind
48 Bierer Lane
Uniontown PA 15401
Facilitators: Sandra Morris and Kylie Sims
Email: smorris@fayetteblindassociation.org

Garden Spot Village
433 S Kinzer Avenue
New Holland PA 17557
Facilitator: Mary Beth Dodson
Email: mdodson@gardenspotvillage.org

Lackawanna Blind Association
228 Adams Ave
Scranton PA 18503
Facilitators: Mary Claire Boylan
Email: mcboylan@lackawannablind.org

Lions Club Sight Conservation Committee MD Support Group
540 Maple St
Annville PA 17003
Facilitator: Christy Deiner
Email: mdeiner@comcast.net 

Low-Vision Group of Normandy Farms Estates
3314 Twin Silo Dr
Blue Bell PA 19422
Facilitator: Robert G. Thomas
Email: RGTConsulting@Comcast.net

Maris Grove- Erickson Senior Living
100 Maris Grove Way
Glen Mills PA 19342
Facilitator: Susan Mattes
Email: susan.Mattes@erickson.com

Masonic Village of Elizabethtown
One Masonic Dr
Elizabethtown PA 17022
Facilitator: Liz Grosh
Email:  lgrosh@masonicvillages.org

Sight-Loss Support Group of Central PA
535 Stoney Lane
State College PA 16801
Facilitator: Josie Kantner
Email 2: josiekant@gmail.com

South Carolina

Comfort Keepers
945 E Main St
Spartanburg SC 29302
Facilitator: Ada
Email: ada@ckspartanburg.com

Upstate Greenville Support Group
517 S Orchard Farms Ave
Simpsonville SC  29681
Facilitator: Gail Bobitz
Email: itsgood2bgail@gmail.com

South Dakota

South Dakota Division of Service to the Blind & Visually Impaired
Facilitator: Sandy Neyhart
Email: sandy.neyhart@state.sd.us

Spearfish SD Vision Support group
606 Englewood Ct.
Spearfish SD 57783
Facilitator: Linda M. Hoxie
Email: jimlindahoxie@gmail.com

Watertown South Dakota Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired Support Group
1707 4th Ave SE Suite A
Watertown SD 57201
Facilitator: Tricia Watson
Email: tricia.watson@state.sd.us


Greeneville Blind and Visually Impaired Support Group
70 Massengill Road North
Greeneville TN 37743
Facilitators: Mitzi Emmert
Email 2: mitziemmert@yahoo.com

Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation
One Siskin Plaza
Chattanooga TN 37403
Facilitator: Dawn Devine
Email: ddevine@siskinrehab.org

St. Clair Senior Center – Murfreesboro
311 Shoshone Pl
Murfreesboro TN 37128
Facilitators: Dr. Neil Francis and Laura Grissom
Email 1: ajarn2008@yahoo.com
Email 2: lgrissom@murfreesborotn.gov


All Eyes
5202 Springlake
Garland TX 75043
Facilitator: LeDon Becker
Email: ledonb@tx.rr.com

The Conservatory at North Austin
14320 Tandem Blvd.
Austin TX 78728
Facilitator: Anne Mirabal
Email: annemirabal@gmail.com

Allison Barton Counseling
5757 E University Blvd, #23C
Dallas TX 75206
Facilitator: Allison Barton, LCSW
Email: alliebarton@gmail.com

Austin Support Group
Austin TX 78750
Facilitator: Linda Powers
Email: las.powers@gmail.com

Lighthouse Fort Worth
912 W. Broadway
Ft. Worth TX 76104
Facilitator: Lea Rowe
Email: lrowe@lighthousefw.org

Low Vision Support Group at Raider Ranch
6548 43rd St
Lubbock TX 79407
Facilitators: C.D. Barrington and Stacy Acrey
Email1: cbarnsatx@gmail.com
Email2: sacrey@ireg.us

Low Vision Support Group of Lubbock, TX
4815 104th St
Lubbock TX  79424
Facilitators: Cherie Hunter and Ruan Reast
Email 1: cherieking10109@yahoo.com
Email 2: bobruan@suddenlink.net

Rose Park Senior Center
3043 Monterrey
Abilene TX 79605
Facilitator: Nancy Jones
Email: njjones79605@hotmail.com

Scott & White Rehab Low Vision Support Group
8273 Parkisons Ln
Brenham TX 77833
Facilitator: Serena Speaker, OT
Email: sspeaker@texasbb.com


OPTIONS for Independence
106 E 1120 N
Logan UT 84341
Facilitator: Royella Smith
Email: mhigham@optionsind.org

Utah Council of the Blind
383 S 100 E
Ephraim UT 84627
Facilitator: Jim Emerson
Email: emersonjim1@gmail.com


130 Austine Dr., Suite 280
Brattleboro VT 05301
Facilitator: Melinda Underwood, VRT
Email: munderwood@vabvi.org


Aquia Evening Lions Club
2165 Harpoon Dr
Stafford VA 22554
Facilitator: Becky O’Bryan OTR/L, CLVT
Email: bobryan5@me.com

Eastern Shore MD support group
P.O. Box 94
Belle Haven VA 23306
Facilitator: Susannah Marshall
Email: fineartist3691@gmail.com

The Glebe Retirement Community
200 The Glebe Blvd
Daleville VA 24083
Facilitator: Robin Ward
Email: rward@vbh.org

Medarva Low Vision Ctr
8700 Stony Point Pkwy, Ste 240
Richmond VA 23235
Facilitator: Mary Bullock, MS, CRC, OTR/L
Email:  mbullock@medarva.com

Patriots Colony At Williamsburg
6000 Patriots Colony Dr
Williamsburg VA 23607
Facilitators: Chaplain Travis Greenman and Matt Carpenter
Email 1: etravisgreenman@yahoo.com
Email 2: Matt.carpenter@rivhs.com

Shenandoah University
1460 University Dr
Winchester VA 22601
Facilitators: Megan Orlowski and Michelle Gamber
Email 1: morlowsk18@su.edu
Email 2: mgamber@su.edu

Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury Low Vision Group
101 Cottage  Dr
Winchester VA 22603
Facilitators: Ann Cook and Jacki Brown
Email 1: aezcook@gmail.com
Email 2: jacquelinestonebrown@comcast.net

Warm Hearth Village Retirement Community
2387 Warm Hearth Dr
Blacksburg VA 24060
Facilitators: Mardy Baker and Steve Leist
Email 1: mbaker@warmhearth.org
Email 2: sleist@warmhearth.org

Westminster Canterbury
2026 Whitacre Rd
Gore VA 22637
Facilitator: Bridget
Email: bbertschinger@svwc.org

Zoom Group 
(For Internet users)
2207 Buckingham Ave
Henrico VA 23228
Facilitator: Steve Conley
Email: stephen.conley7@icloud.com


Ballard Landmark
5433 Leary Ave NW
Seattle WA 98107
Facilitator: Hannah Jones
Email: hjones@gencare-inc.com

Bayview Manor
11 W Aloha Street
Seattle WA 98119
Facilitator: Nancy Weiner
Email: nweiner@bayviewmanor.org

Center for Peace and Love
4203 Rosedale St, Unit 24 B
Gig Harbor WA 98335
Facilitators: Gerard J Krug and Marlene C. Krug
Email 1: jerry@centerforpeaceandlove.org
Email 2: maggiekrug@gmail.com

415 SE 177th Ave
Vancouver WA 98683
Facilitator: Shana Dawson
Email: dawson.shana@yahoo.com

Evergreen Fountains Senior Living LLC
1201 N. Evergreen Rd
Spokane Valley WA 99216
Facilitator: Susie DeFelice
Email: sdefelice@evergreenfountains.com

Hearthstone Retirement Home
6720 E Green Lake Way N
Seattle WA 98103
Facilitator: Jane Sepede, MA, MPM
Email: jsepede@hearthstone.org

Kindred At Home, North Spokane
8502 N Nevada, Suite 2
Spokane WA 99208
Facilitator: Holly Galow, MS, OT/L
Email: hollygalow@gmail.com

Panorama (private membership)
1600 Sleater Kinney Road SE
Lacey WA 98503
Facilitators: Lisa Love, Sara Wasser, & Cathleen McGaffigan
Email 1: Lisa.Love@panorama.org
Email 2: sara.wasser@panorama.org
Email 3: cathleen.mcgaffigan@panorama.org

Pautler Senior Center
714 14th St
Clarkston WA 99403
Facilitator: Mack Jordan
Email: frostbp@triad.rr.com

Skagit Island Council of the Blind
1350 SE Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor WA 98277
Facilitator: Philip Bleyhl
Email: rshark@yahoo.com

West Virginia

Louis A Johnson VA Medical Center
1 Medical Center Drive
Clarksburg WV 26301
Facilitator: Andraa Rosenberger, LICSW
Email: andraa.rosenberger@va.gov


Chippewa Valley VIP Support Group
422 Macomber St
Eau Claire WI 54729
Facilitator: Renee Kuester-Sebranek
Email: ChipValleyVIP@gmail.com

Essential Family Vision Care and DeForest Public Library
1201 N. Evergreen Rd
Deforest WI 53532
Facilitators: Dr. Kallie Harrier & Jane Henze
Email: kharrier@gmail.com

MD Support Group
N1440 Wildwood Dr
Greenville WI 54942
Facilitator: Jennifer Walter
Email: walter.jlc@gmail.com

Menomonee Falls Community Education & Recreation Senior Center
W152 N8645 Margaret Rd
Menomonee Falls WI 53051
Facilitator: Lori Oertel
Email: oertlor@sdmfschools.org

Monona Senior Center
1011 Nichols Rd
Monoma WI 53716
Facilitator: Diane Mikelbank
Email: dmikelbank@ci.monona.wi.us

North Shore Senior Center
7900 N Milwaukee Ave
Milwaukee WI 60714
Facilitator: Nicole Compiani
Email: ncompiani@nssc.org


Cheyenne VA Visual Impairment Support Group
Vanessa Stapert Visual Impairment Service Coordinator
Cheyenne VA Medical Center
2360 East Pershing Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Facilitators: Erika Andersen & Vanessa Stapert
Email 1: erika.andersen1@gmail.com
Email 2: Vanessa.stapert@va.gov



Synergy Eye Care
P.O. Box 576
Tarkwa, Ghana
Facilitators: Eric Adu Adjei, OD and Gifty Andoh
Email: dujaygh@gmail.com

Overberg Low Vision Networking Group
P.O. Box 801
Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Facilitators: Frank Tennick and Charlotte Rademeyer 
Email 1: fptennick@gmail.com
Email 2: Charlotte.pringlebay@gmail.com

Wits University
Private Bag x7
Wits University.2000
Johannesburg, South Africa
Facilitator: Hilaria Gayle
Email: mbonohilaria@gmail.com


Macular Disease Foundation Australia
Suite 902, 447 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Facilitator: Lucy Walker
Email: info@mdfoundation.com.au


CNIB – St. John’s
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
70 The Boulevard
St. John’s, NL A1A 1K2
Facilitator: Kathleen May
Email: kathleen.may@cnib.ca

Focus on the Eye
#9 – 33 Shaw St
Regina, Sask. S4R 3M5
Facilitators: B. Weisbrodt and J. Thomas R.N.
Email 1: focusontheeye@accesscomm.ca
Email 2:jthomas@accesscomm.ca


All India AMD Support Group
B/08, Trilok Bldg, Dr Ambenkar Rd
Bandra (W)Mumbai, Mahrashtra 400050
Facilitators: Satish Agarwal and Raghbir Singh
Email: skjagarwal@gmail.com

Dr. Khunger Eye Hospital
Surkhab Chowk, Hisar Rd
Anushakty Nagar
SIRSA-125055 India
Facilitator: Dr. Manohar Khunger
Email: drmlkhunger@gmail.com

Peer Support Group
Nepal, India
Facilitator: Salina Shrestha
Email: rtr.salina@gmail.com

Vision India
90/5,Neelkanth Kutir,Garodia Nagar,Ghatkopar-East
Facilitator: Bhavesh Shah
Email: shah.bhavesh65@gmail.com


Arab East Medical Supply-Low vision Dept
P.O.Box 212779
Aman, 11121
Facilitators: Dr. Yazan Gammoh & Sultan Gammoh
Email 1: sultangammoh@gmail.com
Email 2: gammohyazan@yahoo.com


AMD Support Group
12A, Jalan USJ 5/1K
Subang Jaya, 47610
Selangor Malaysia
Facilitator: Casey Lau
Email: ruby.emerald@yahoo.com


Association Tafaoul
Cite Habitat N 217 CP 64550
Jerada, Moroco
Email 1: associationtafaouljerada@gmail.com
Email 2: angedebienfaisance@hotmail.com


Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology
Gaushala, Bagmati Bridge
P. O. Box # 561.
Ring Road, Kathmandu
Nepal 44600
Facilitator: Dr Eli Pradhan
Email: elipranjitkar@hotmail.com


Eye Web Pakistan
L-17, Block B
North Nazim Abad
Karachi 75350, Pakistan
Facilitators: Nosher Ali and Muhammad Akbar
Email 1: eyewebpak@yahoo.com
Email 2: nosheenbb@yahoo.com


Association of Blind and Visually Impaired of Vojvodina
Svetozara Miletica 28
Novi Sad
Vojvodina, Srbija 21000
Facilitator: Lana Despotov
Email: lanaposao@gmail.com 


Glaucoma Patients Association (Singapore)
Block 112 Simei Street 1 #04-668
Singapore 520112
Facilitator: Sam Fong
Email: Glaucoma.patients@gmail.com 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Council for the Blind
50 B, Sarana Mawatha
Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
Facilitator: Shalika Karunaratne
Email: slcblind@sltnet.lk

United Arab Emirates

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
PO Box 19058 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

AMD Support
19 Woodhill Ave
Gerrards Cross, Bucks, SL98DP, U.K.
Facilitator: Knut Paul
Email: kpa@talktalk.net

My Sight Nottinghamshire
26-28 Heathcoat Street
Nottingham, NG1 3AA
Facilitator: Michele Banton
Email: micheleb@mysightnotts.org.uk

Strathcarron Area Support Group
9, Allt An Dubh, Kenmore Rd
Strathcarron, Ross-shire
UK  IV54 8XS
Facilitator: Iona Lister
Email: Iona@ionalister.co.uk

Support Group
Facilitator: Sonia
Email: soniamsbrr-sergio@yahoo.com.br