Program for the Visually Impaired (Union & Hudson Counties)

Union County
This program offers a variety of services for visually impaired and blind Union County residents aged 60 and above, including educational, social, and recreational activities, information about supportive community services, referrals, and social/recreational outings. Transportation and snacks are provided.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Program for the Visually Impaired
505 South Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016

(908) 497-3950

Thursdays (September through June); 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Hudson County
The Visually Impaired Program provides socialization and recreation services to Hudson County residents with visual impairments. There is no fee to join this program. Transportation is free of charge. Scheduled activities include informative guest speakers, games, discussions, musical guests and trips. The program meets every Tuesday from 4:30-6:30pm and runs all year long. Refreshments are provided at meetings. To join the program, you must be:

  • 21 years or older
  • Visually impaired (This does not mean you have to be blind. Any and all sorts of visual impairments qualify including cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, loss of vision caused by high blood pressure or diabetes, legally blind, etc.)
  • Hudson County resident

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
2201 Bergenline Ave.
Union City, NJ  07087

(201) 325-4811

John Westervelt
Chief Executive Officer

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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark


or call 1-877-973-GIVE (4483)

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