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We work tirelessly to create aspirational careers for people who are visually impaired.

We are here to support people of all ages at the onset of vision loss and throughout the journey.

Vision Services
We challenge ourselves to seek new opportunities, create more jobs and provide more services to those in need.
We offer rehabilitation and education services that help you continue to live independently and with dignity.
Rehabilitation Services
We manufacture the highest quality products in our state of the art ISO:9001 certified facilities.
Products and Services
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.

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

Alphapointe’s Helen Hahn Named “Icon of Education”

“Literacy is my passion” is a phrase Alphapointe Braille Instructor Helen Hahn uses repeatedly. Given that she’s personally mentored more than 5,000 children and more than 1,500 adults and instilled that same passion in many of her students, her usage of that phrase seems particularly fitting. On the heels of a 30-plus year career, Hahn
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CCTV Donation Makes “100 Percent” Difference

Antonio Arbelo was just a toddler when his desktop closed-circuit television (CCTV) was made. That was more than 50 years ago. A U.S. Navy veteran, Arbelo served from 1985 until he was medically discharged in 1992 after he lost sight in one eye during a mission. After a lengthy career managing a crew of 15
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Low Vision Awareness Month – Answering the Most Frequent Questions

In February, we drawn attention to Low Vision Awareness Month – an effort started by the National Eye Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Low vision affects millions of Americans, including many older adults. Low vision can make it hard to do things like reading, shopping, cooking, or writing. And it
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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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