Lackawanna County Association for the Blind

General Information

Lackawanna County Association for the Blind
228 Adams Avenue
Scranton Pennsylvania 1 18503
(570) 342 7613


Paul Trama, Station Manager, 570 348 1812

Mary Lou Wascavich, Executive Director,

Services Offered

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Supplies prevention information via speakers' bureau. Offers Prevention of Blindness program, eye safety program, preschool vision screening, glaucoma screening clinics. Refers for other health services.

  • Counseling
    • Provides social evaluation, individual counseling, referral to community services. Refers for other counseling/social work services.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in personal management and home management skills. Refers for other rehabilitation services.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Refers for employment-oriented services.

  • Information and Referral
    • Supplies prevention information via speakers' bureau, films, radio, and television.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internship/fieldwork placement in orientation and mobility, rehabilitation counseling, social work.

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers arts and crafts, hobby groups, aerobics, bowling. Refers for other recreational services.

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.