Prevent Blindness Georgia works with different programs to provide vouchers for free eye care for children and adults. Click on the links below to download the application that you need.

Please note: all applicants must submit documentation of income to apply for any of the vouchers below. Please call us at (404) 266-2020 for instructions.

Children

HealthyEyes Access to Eyeglasses Program

HealthyEyes Access to Eyeglasses Program provides free glasses to low income, uninsured children who qualify. Children must have a valid eyeglasses prescription that is less than two years old. Program vouchers can be used at participating LensCrafters, Sears Optical, Target Optical, and Pearle Vision stores.

Vision Service Plan's (VSP) SIGHT for STUDENTS

Sight for Students is a VSP charity that provides free eye exams and glasses to low income, uninsured children who qualify. The program operates nationally through a network of community partners, such as Prevent Blindness Georgia, who identify children in need. VSP network doctors provide the eye care services. Children who are not eligible for PeachCare or Medicaid may qualify for the Sight for Students program.

Visionworks/Davis Vision Gift Certificate Program

Visionworks/Davis Vision has partnered with Prevent Blindness to offer vouchers through its Let's Go See campaign. These vouchers cover a comprehensive eye exam and glasses for children ages 5-18 from any Visionworks location in the US.

Once you download and complete an application for your child, submit your completed copy to:

Laurie Irby
Prevent Blindness Georgia
739 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30308

lirby@pbga.org

For questions about children’s vouchers, contact Laurie Irby at (404) 266-1548.

Adults

Healthy Eyes Eyeglass Program

The Healthy Eyes Eyeglasses Program provides free eyeglasses to qualifying individuals with a valid prescription that is less than two years old. Recipients will receive a voucher that can be used at participating Sears Optical, Target Optical, LensCrafters, or Pearle Vision Center stores. The voucher does not include an eye exam. Recipients are required to participated in a Prevent Blindness Georgia screening program or be referred by a PBGA partner agency.

VSP Mobile Eyes Program

The VSP Mobile Eyes Program provide gift certificates to qualifying individuals that will cover a comprehensive eye exam by a qualified VSP optometrist or ophthalmologist and one pair of glasses.

Once you download and complete an application, submit your completed copy to:

Tekelia Powe
Prevent Blindness Georgia
739 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30308

tpowe@pbga.org
 

For questions about adult vision vouchers, contact DeAndria Nichols at (404) 266-2895.

Replacement Eyeglasses for Children

Location: 739 West Peachtree Street NW

Prevent Blindness Georgia is able to provide replacements for lost or broken eyeglasses for children who qualify for $25.  Parents must first fax or email the child’s current prescription (less than one year old) to Prevent Blindness Georgia. The fax/email must contain:

  1. a current prescription
  2. the child’s pupillary distance (PD) measurement from the optician who originally filled the prescription
  3. the child’s birth date 
  4. the parent’s name and phone number

Once the prescription is received, Prevent Blindness Georgia will call the number provided to verify eligibility and schedule the appointment for the next clinic. 

The date of the next clinic will be determined soon and will be held at our office at 739 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308. 

Only single vision lenses can be ordered.  Eye exams are not available.

Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard or cash (correct change please).

Fax - 404-266-0860

Email - lirby@pbga.org

See the Contact Us section of the website for directions to the Prevent Blindness Georgia midtown office which is accessible by MARTA.