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Since 1907, Olmsted Center has helped adults and children with vision impairments and other challenges live independently without barriers.

Olmsted Center is based at 1170 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14209. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.

We have a satellite low vision clinic open on Wednesdays located at 1491 Sheridan Drive, Suite 600, Tonawanda, New York 14217.


To help people who are blind or visually impaired achieve their highest level of independence.


To be recognized as a Center of Excellence for blind and visually impaired children and adults by promoting independence, empowerment, inclusion and hope.


Customer Driven.  We put the needs of others first.

Integrity.  We demonstrate honesty in everything we do.

Accountability.  We take personal responsibility for delivering results.