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  • Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired

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(35.13158,-90.05058)
 

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Mission Statement

To promote independence and foster the highest quality of life for people with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities.

Description

We are 501(c)3 organization. Our home office is in Cincinnati, OH and Clovernook has been in existence over 100 years at the Ohio office over 10 years in Memphis, TN. The organization was started by the Trader sisters with the assistance of William Procter, then President of Procter & Gamble. He provided funds to purchace 29 acres in North College Hill, OH -- establishing the first home for blind women.

Clovernook has grown and expanded. In 1998 Clovernook entered into a partnership with the State of Tennessee to provide vocational services in Memphis. Clovernook renovated the former AP Mills facility and began producing biodegradable paper cups for the U.S. Navy and Marines. Contracts have been added to produce biodegradable cups for commercial customers. Pressboard folder are also produced at the Memphis plant. 93% of our workforce is totally blind or visually impaired.

The following Rehabilitation Services are offered in Memphis: Assistant Daily Living Skills, Vocational Evaluations, Communication Skills, Compter Training, Job Development, Low Vision Clinic and Orientation and Mobility.

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http://www.clovernook.org

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