Helen Keller Services for the Blind helps people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to develop independence and to participate actively and fully in their communities.
Learn more about HKSB, including our many services and programs for children and adults, and our upcoming workshops. Our FAQ page addresses questions about who qualifies for HKSB services and how to participate in our programs.
Information about our Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC).
RFP for IT Strategist Available—Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking proposals from consultants/companies that have experience in working with NPOs in developing and implementing an enterprise-wide strategic technology plan covering infrastructure, program development and delivery and marketing and development areas. Deadline June 15th. More details.
The last week of June is Helen Keller Deaf Blind Awareness Week. Details and promotional materials.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Janet Sarro, former Director of the Nassau Senior Center. Janet retired last year after more than 30 years of unparralleled dedication and service. Read more about Janet and information about the services.
Join Helen Keller Services as it celebrates its 23rd Annual Golf Classic! Details and 2013 Golf Form.
Glaucoma Awareness Month—resources and information about free and low-cost eye exams and glasses, prescription drugs, and surgery.
Helen Keller Services for the Blind has been selected by Vision Aware as the January agency of the month. Read more.
In American Museum of Natural History “Science Sense Tours,” specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibition halls, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects. Details.
The Guggenheim offers “Mind’s Eye” programs on the first Monday and second Wednesday of every month, and a free multimedia app with Verbal Imaging description tours, for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Details in their pdf or at Guggenheim.org.
Employment & Volunteer Opportunities
Our Employment and Volunteer Opportunities page lists a number of current open positions and volunteer opportunities.
Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB) is committed to providing equal treatment to all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Each member of management is responsible for creating an atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment, sexual or otherwise. Further, employees are responsible for respecting the rights of their co-workers.