Agency Name: North Central Sight Service Inc. (NCSS)
Address: 2121 Reach Road Williamsport, PA 17701
Toll free: 1-866-320-2580
– Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
- Program 1 – Remedial Eye Care Program:
NCSS offers a Remedial Eye Care Program which assists low-income
residents of Lycoming, Clinton, and Sullivan Counties with the cost of
eye examinations and glasses.
sliding based scale based on income
- Program 2 Support Group Meetings:
North Central Sight Services, Inc. conducts monthly meetings for two
groups. The NCSS Support Group traditionally meets on various times and
dates during the month. Meetings are open to any one experiencing vision
loss. A program is planned for every other month and the alternative
months are general discussion meetings. The real value of the group is
recognized by participants who can freely discuss feelings, perceptions
and attitudes with others experiencing the same challenges. North Central Sight Services,
Inc. Social Service Staff conducts monthly Life Skills and Education
meetings. NCSS retails NOIR sunglasses, a variety of handheld
magnifiers, other low vision aids, and cassette book machines.
- Meetings: Monthly; times, dates, and locations vary
(call for times/dates/locations)
- Cost –
general support group is free; transportation fee’s covered if
coming via- STEP
- Program 3 – Prevention of Blindness Program:
The purpose of NCSS's Prevention of Blindness Program is to promote
public awareness of prevention measures, an understanding of
potentially blinding conditions and diseases, and the importance of
good eye health. Adult Screenings and Preschool Eye Health Screenings
are provided by the North Central Sight Services.
Program 4 – Vision Rehabilitation Therapy:
- Description – Includes learning brail,
cooking classes and a kitchen skills course. Also includes education on low
- Cost –
Program 5 – Transportation and Escort:
- Description – Limited for various
appointments and essential needs.
Support services with reading mail and other correspondence.
- Cost –