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As a supplier to the U.S. Department of Defense, Alphapointe is defined as “Essential Critical Infrastructure” and as such will continue to operate manufacturing operations at both the Kansas City and New York facilities.
We challenge ourselves to seek new opportunities, create more jobs and provide more services to those in need.
Right now, the property in Richmond Hill, Queens, is an industrial facility. With your help, we’re transforming it into a place to call home.
Home. Made. In the heart of New York.
We work tirelessly to create aspirational careers for people who are visually impaired.
Alphapointe Closes On Purchase of Future Home in Queens
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We manufacture the highest quality products in our state of the art ISO:9001 certified facilities.
Products and Services
We are there to support you at the onset of vision loss and throughout the journey.
Vision Services
We offer rehabilitation and education services that help you continue to live independently and with dignity.
Rehabilitation Services

Empowering people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations.

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Vision for Life

We see a world where everyone with vision loss rises to their full potential. Through our foundation, manufacturing, retail and professional services, Alphapointe provides employment and services for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Our History

What began over a century ago in a woman’s living room is now one of the region’s largest resource for people who are blind. Today, Alphapointe is one of the largest employers of people with visual disabilities in the United States with over 400 employees. 

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Our History

With over 400 employees, we are the third largest employers of people who are blind in the United States. Our main operations are located in Kansas City, Missouri and Brooklyn, New York.

Latest Alphapointe News

State officials visit employees with disabilities

(This article and an attached video originally appeared in Spanish on October 8, 2019 bySPECTRUM NOTICIAS NY1. To view original article click here.) State officials visited a factory in Queens that hires people with disabilities. The Lieutenant Governor [of New York] , Kathy Hochul, and the Assemblyman David Weprin, toured the Alphapointe facilities. The non-profit
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On June 22, four students from the Kansas Braille Regionals earned top honors at the National Braille Challenge, which was held on the campus of the University of Southern California. The competition, sponsored by the Braille Institute of America, invited the top fifty students, who read and write braille, to compete in five divisions–ten contestants
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Notice to the Public: Title VI – Read here. Notice to the Public: Rights Under Americans with Disability Act – Read here.

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Vision Services

We help people with vision loss maintain their independence.

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Our Foundation

We empower people with vision loss to live, work and be independent.

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Products and Services

We manufacture an array of high quality. state-of-the-art products.

Our Values

Accountability and Conduct

Excellence and Integrity

Service and Responsibility

Initiative and Teamwork

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