Westchester Council of the Blind of New York

50 Plus Technology Grant Award Ceremony

Join us on June 14th from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the White Plains Public Library (100 Martine Ave, White Plains) to help us congratulate our grant recipients! Click here for the full invitation!

COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER AGREES TO MAKE THEIR WEBSITES ACCESSIBLE!

As a result of advocacy by the Westchester Council of the Blind of New York (“WCBNY”) and Disability Rights Advocates (“DRA”), the County of Westchester has agreed to make its website fully accessible to blind and low vision users by the end of 2019. Read the full press release here!


SCHEDULED MEETINGS 2019

SECOND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH 1:00PM – 3:00PM

REMAINING MEETINGS:
JUNE 8 ,   JULY 13, SEPTEMBER 14,
OCTOBER 12,  NOVEMBER 9,   DECEMBER 14

The Westchester Council of the Blind meets every month in person the second Saturday or by telephone conference. Why not join us?

Please email president@wcbny.org or call 914-355-9930  for more information about specific times, dates and locations of meetings. We would love for you to join us. We welcome persons who are living with vision loss as well as family and friends who want to know more about helping those experiencing vision loss.

Guest Speakers Wanted. If you have a product or relevant topic concerning blind and visually impaired Westchester residents, contact vicepresident@wcbny.org or call 914-393-6605

NEW: OUR STORIES OUR VOICES
LOUISE WOOD – SINGER

Louise Wood, WCBNY member,  invites us into her world as singer around town.  Read more here. 

MOCK ELECTION WORKSHOPS

See and use the famous ballot marking device! Register to vote, speakers giveaways and more. Thursday September 27 and Saturday September 29.

Click here for more …

 OUR FIRST ANNUAL PICNIC

members Audrey, Rich, Cathy, Surprise Visitor Hans
members Audrey, Rich, Cathy, Surprise Visitor Hans

Westchester Council of the Blind of New York held it’s first annual picnic on July 21st at Community Universalist Congregation in White Plains! Check out the pictures here!

WCBNY SENIOR OUTREACH PROGRAM

Our chapter helps seniors in Westchester.  Click here to find out more …

NEW GRANT AVAILABLE

WCBNY is excited to announce the 50 Plus Technology Grant! Please click the link to learn more and apply!