What is CCLVI?

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.

Looking for a Local CCLVI affiliate?

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
    Email: ccclv@cclvi.org

  • DVCCV - Delaware Valley Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
    Contact: Glenda Such, President
    Email: DVCCLV@cclvi.org

  • FCCLV - Flordia Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
    Contact: Leslie Spoone, President
    Email: FCCLV@cclvi.org

  • MCLVI - Metropolitan Council of Low Vision Individuals, Greater New York
    Contact: Ken Stewart, President
    Email: MCLVI@cclvi.org

  • NYSCCLV - New York State Council of Citizens with Low Vision.
    Contact: Kathy Farina, President
    Email: NYSCCLV@cclvi.org