Main: (404) 266-2020
Toll-Free: 1 (800) 477-4448
Adult Eye Exam Appointments: (404) 537-4988
General Fax: (404) 343-4809
Adult Program Fax: (404) 974-2947
Childrens' Program Fax: (404) 266-0860
Email: [email protected]
Adult Vision Program Email: [email protected]
Our Address (Scroll Down for Directions):
739 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30308-1137
Prevent Blindness Georgia is located on the second floor of the
Center for the Visually Impaired.
Jill Thornton, Acting CEO: (404) 266-3334
Laurie Irby, VP of Children's Programs: (404) 266-1548
DeAndria Nichols, VP of Adult Programs: (404) 266-2895
Marnie Filstein, Director of Public Health Education and Advocacy: (404) 537-4985
Tekelia Powe, Program and Data Systems Associate: (404) 266-0079
Deb VanDover, Office Manager: (404) 266-3879
Prevent Blindness Georgia Certified Children's Vision Screeners
Patty Clarke, North Fulton and Forsyth
Mary Conway, Southwest Georgia
Tabitha Davidson, Newton and Surrounding Counties
Jan Hamilton, DeKalb and North Metro Area
Evelyn Holley, Columbus Area
Angelica McKinney, Cobb and West Metro Atlanta
Nancy O'Connor, Fayette and Surrounding Counties
Patti Smith, Crisp and Surrounding Counties
Karena Williams, Augusta Area
Directions to Prevent Blindness Georgia
Prevent Blindness Georgia is located in the Center for the Visually Impaired building in Midtown on the Southeast corner of West Peachtree and 4th. West Peachtree is a one-way street (Northbound) and 4th is a one-way street (Westbound). Limited free parking is available on the East side of the building.
Driving South on I-75/I-85, exit at NORTH AVENUE. Turn left onto North Avenue and travel east to West Peachtree Street. Turn left onto West Peachtree.
Driving North on I-75/I-85, exit at SPRING STREET. This will put you on Linden for one block. Turn left onto West Peachtree.
On West Peachtree Street it is best to be in the far right-hand lane by the time you cross 3rd Street. The AT&T complex will be on your right. The driveway to access the free parking is prior to our building, under the Prevent Blindness Georgia sign. If you miss the driveway, continue to 5th Street, one block north, and turn right. Travel one block to Cypress, turn right, and drive one block to 4th Street. Turn right onto 4th Street and then enter the Prevent Blindness Georgia parking lot on your left.
Parking for a fee is available in several locations close to Prevent Blindness Georgia including the AT&T parking deck on the Northeast corner of 4th and West Peachtree, which is accessible to the public from West Peachtree Street. An open-air parking lot is accessible from Peachtree Street at 4th Street.
By MARTA Train
(Note: There are several ways to exit the station. The following is the easiest route.) At the North Avenue Station, walk to the north end of the station (the front of a northbound train, the back of a southbound train). Go up the stairs marked "AT&T Center/Fox Theater." Go through the faregates and out the sliding doors into the AT&T Building. Turn left. Exit through the revolving doors toward West Peachtree Street. Turn right on West Peachtree toward 3rd Street. Cross 3rd Street. The building on the right is the AT&T building. Pass a wide, open space, which is a double driveway. Prevent Blindness Georgia is located in the next building. It is the last building on the block before 4th Street and has a canopy extending over the sidewalk. If you miss the building and get to 4th Street, turn around. Prevent Blindness Georgia is located in the first building to your left as you are walking south.
From MARTA Bus #110 (The Peach)
Southbound: Get off at 4th Street and Peachtree Street. Walk west on 4th Street toward West Peachtree (the AT&T building is on your right and a parking lot is across 4th Street on your left). Cross Cypress Street (a four-way stop). Walk to West Peachtree Street. Turn left and cross 4th Street. Prevent Blindness Georgia is located in the first building on the left on West Peachtree Street.
Northbound: Get off at 4th Street and Peachtree Street. Cross Peachtree and walk west on 4th toward West Peachtree (an AT&T building is across the street on your right and a parking lot is on your left). Cross Cypress (a four-way stop). Walk to West Peachtree Street. Turn left. Prevent Blindness Georgia is located in the first building on your left.