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Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired (SAAVI)

6737 E. Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona 85712


Club Description

Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired has been working with blind and visually impaired people since 1964 and serves over 2,000 blind and visually impaired clients per year. SAAVI was formed by two sisters for visually impaired individuals and has made innovative changes in the past 45 years with a goal to provide dynamic and progressive programs and services to meet the needs of people with a vision loss.

Primary Contact

Jake Czechowski
Facilitator of Vocational Development and Adaptive Sports
jczechowski@saavi.us
(520)795-1331 ext. 247

Secondary Contact

Lisa Czechowski
Rehabilitation Coordinator
lbanta@saavi.us
(520)795-1331 ext. 230

  • Club Types

Disability Groups Served

  • Visual Impairment

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Canoe Kayak
  • Cycling
  • Goalball
  • Track and Field