White Cane Day - October 15, 2014
this is our second White Cane Day in Modesto, sponsored by VIPS. We will be meeting at Davis Community Park at the corner Rumble and College (see MAP) starting at 10:00 a.m. Bring your friends and see how white cane helps those that have low vision. We hope to see you there.
New Help for Low Vision from VIPS
VIPS awarded a Title VII grant to serve the Stanislaus population over 55
Title VII Chapter 2 - Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who are Blind is awarded by the California Department of Rehabilitation. We will be providing Independent Living Skills training in home and at our offices to more people than we have been able to in the past. As we implement this program we will give you more information.
Next Support Group Meeting - October 15, 2014
We will be meeting at our new offices; 1409 H Street, Modesto, CA
Our meeting on October 15, 2014 will be held at Davis Community Park (see MAP) Come meet our support group members at 10:00 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. the White Cane Day festivities will start. The point of White Cane Day is meant to bring attention to the challenges and opportunities of the vision impaired to the public.
If you want to join us bring a bag lunch as a get together after the meeting.
“To provide a place of compassion, support, understanding, education and personal growth for any person who is blind or visually impaired, through independent life and job skills training.”
"The Little House That Cares" Book
The Writer's Group of Visually Impaired Persons Support (VIPS) has published a book: The Little House That Cares, Seventeen inspirational stories from people whose lives have been affected by blindness, and how this little house has given them the tools to build a future filled with hope and optimism.