The Conklin Center for the Blind first opened its doors in 1979. Since then our mission has been to help adults who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities become independent and contributing citizens.


Our services include: Independent Living, Financial Literacy, Employment, Assistive Technology, and Orientation & Mobility.


our outcomes

On average, 85% of graduates annually become employed, live in homes of their own choosing or continue their education.


“The Conklin Center gives me insight on what to do, to better my life and the opportunity to learn how to be independent.”

- John D.

we help transform the lives of adults who are blind or low vision with additional disabilities.

By donating you can help Students like John FULFILL their goals of job placement and living independently.

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