Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB)
Live, work and thrive. It’s more than a tagline; it’s a mission. At HKSB, we are committed to helping people who are visually impaired to live their best lives.
Whether you’re looking for services for yourself or a family member, you’ll find everything you need at HKSB—from early intervention for children to vocational training to senior citizen programs.
One-on-one training, cutting-edge technology, hands-on learning and the opportunity to interact with people who know firsthand the challenges of living with vision loss—it’s all part of the HKSB experience.Learn More About HKSB
What We Offer
Train with experts in orientation and mobility, daily living skills, low vision, assistive technology, employment/placement and more.
- Vision Loss Resources
Our experts have culled the best online resources to create a go-to guide for people with vision loss and their families. From information about career possibilities to tips about free services, we can help you find what you need.
Children's Learning Center Virtual TourWhile in-person tours are not possible, please take a moment and see our virtual tour of the HKSB Children's Learning Center.
Serving the New York City/Long Island area, we operate training facilities in Brooklyn, Hempstead and Islandia, and a low vision eye service in Sands Point. HKSB also provides services in home, work and community settings throughout the region.Learn More About HKSB Locations
Video & Transcript
Rose’s students learn a lot at HKSB’s Assistive Technology Center, but perhaps their greatest lesson comes from seeing their teacher in action. During her 51-year career, Rose has never let her vision loss stand in her way.Go to Rose's Story Go to All HKSB Success Stories