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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.

Upcoming Events:

Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Save the date for Friday, February 22, 2019! Enjoy a night out at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the historic Jazz District on 18th & Vine sampling various wines and whiskeys while listening to some jazz.

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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

Alphapointe NY puts down new roots in Queens

(Originally published in This is Queensborough Business News from the Queens Chamber of Commerce on November 14, 2018) BY ANTHONY LUISI It was a massive and ambitious goal: uprooting a complex operation, relocating gargantuan machines, restoring a severely dilapidated property, and acclimating a workforce largely comprised of legally blind employees to new surroundings. Success would
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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion, Cameron Black

Originally published here by the Kansas City Chiefs. Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 07:45 PM For the Chiefs October 21, 2018, game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Cameron Black, a project lead at Alphapointe and author of “The Blind Quarterback” blog, as the
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He Operates Molding Machines. But He Can’t See Them.

(Originally published in the New York Times by Patricia R. Olsen on 9/28/2018) Jay Browder, 43, is a machine operator at Alphapointe in Kansas City, Mo. When did you become blind? I lost my sight at 19 when I got shot in the face in a gun accident. I had left high school early to go
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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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