CCLVI is an advocacy membership organization the purposes of which are:
To establish the right of persons with low vision to make full use of their vision through all available aids, services and technology.
To provide a mechanism through which low vision people can express their individual needs, interests and preferences.
To educate the general public, professionals, and low vision people themselves as to the potentialities, capabilities, and needs of low vision people.
To establish outreach programs to insure that all individuals with low vision have access to necessary services.
To promote research to prevent blindness, improve maximum utilization of sight, and improve environmental conditions and access for low vision people.
To support the development of and expansion of pre-service and in-service training programs to improve the quality and quantity of medical and rehabilitative low vision services.
CCLVI has affiliates in many locations across the nation, below is a list of affiliates.
CCCLV - California Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
Contact: Bernice Kandarian, President
DVCCV - Delaware Valley Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
Contact: Glenda Such, President
FCCLV - Flordia Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
Contact: Leslie Spoone, President
MCLVI - Metropolitan Council of Low Vision Individuals, Greater New York
Contact: Ken Stewart, President
NYSCCLV - New York State Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
Contact: Kathy Farina, President