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Blind and Visually Impaired

Margaret Winchester, Founder/Board President
Margaret Winchester
Office: Margaret Winchester Enrichment Center
168 Sunnyslope Drive
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Margaret Winchester-Graw, Center Director
Phone: (856) 451-5623
Phone: (856) 451-5873
Fax: (856) 451-8410
Board: Margaret Winchester, Founder/Board President
Elizabeth McGuire, Vice President
Alice Todd, Board Secretary
Lawrence Pierce, Treasurer
Helen Zigler, Center Secretary

The Margaret Winchester Enrichment Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides day care services, free of charge, to any blind or visually impaired person who has been determined as legally blind with visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with best correction, or with a visual field of 20 degrees or less.

The program provides social, educational, physiological, psychological, and recreational needs of the blind and visually impaired through a variety of activities and projects. In addition, the program provides services to visually impaired persons, assisting them in functioning more effectively in their homes and community, with a long range goal of self-sufficiency.

Services provided at the center include:

  • Day Care
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Counseling
  • Social/Outreach Services
  • Braille Instruction
  • Mobility Instruction
  • Nutritious Meals
  • Recreation
  • Wood Shop/Caning/Rush
  • Field Trips
  • "JAWS" Computer Training
  • Yoga/Stretch & Stress Relief 
  • Daily Living Skills Training
  • Assistance with Letter Reading/Writing
  • Exercise Classes

Volunteers are needed to assist program participants with daily activities and projects. Please call the center at (856) 451-5623 for more information.