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We challenge ourselves to seek new opportunities, create more jobs and provide more services to those in need.
Plastics
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.
Employment
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:

Adventure Camp (Residency Camp), a week-long over night camp for children ages 11-18 introduces kids to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focuses on particular needs & considerations for youth with vision impairment.

Camp introduces kids to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focuses on particular needs & considerations for youth with vision impairment. Campers are taught outdoor and recreational skills to complement their knowledge of the natural world.

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Vision for Life
Through our foundation, manufacturing, retail and professional services, Alphapointe provides employment and support for people who are visually impaired.

Our History
With over 400 employees, we are one of the largest employers of people with visual disabilities in the United States. Our main operations are located in Kansas City, Missouri and Brooklyn, New York.

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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

Employee of the Year – David Brown

(Originally published in the Bronx Times Reporter on July 13, 2018 by Patrick Rocchio.) David Brown, a Kingsbridge resident who happens to be blind, is celebrating a decade employment anniversary working in the assembly department of Alphapointe. Alphapointe, previously known as New York City Industries for the Blind, is a non profit agency that employs him
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Lives of Service

(Originally published on pages 6-7 of the Summer 2018 issue of Opportunity magazine published by NIB by Sharon Horrigan. To read whole magazine click here) …”Alphapointe, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, offers customer support services for the VA in California, Missouri, and New York. In addition, the agency has been making medicine bottles for the
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Alphapointe opens opportunities for blind workers

Originally published in Spanish on June 7, 2018 in El Diario Nueva York by Carmen Molina Tamacas. Read original article here. “Ricardo Rivera is a Puerto Rican who began losing his vision 14 years ago due to illness. At Alphapointe he has developed skills that allow him to have a decent job. With a skill
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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 are one of the largest employers of people with vision loss in the United States.


Our Values

Accountability and Conduct

Excellence and Integrity

Service and Responsibility

Initiative and Teamwork

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