Verde Valley News – Friday, October 21st from 9:00a-3:30p the Lions Club of Yavapai County will bring eye care services through their mobile doctor’s office to Camp Verde community members. The Lions Mobile Eye Care Van is a fully equipped eye doctor’s examination room used by volunteer eye doctors to give screening eye exams and write prescriptions for eyeglasses. It is the mission of Lions Clubs to use this mobile doctor’s office to bring eye care services to all of Yavapai County, with particular emphasis on residents 18 years and older who lack the means for, or access to, eye care services.
Yavapai County residents with a monthly or annual income level at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level can qualify for free eye exams, eye care, and glasses. Guidelines for qualifying monthly income levels range from 1 person per household with an income of $1,699 per month to 8 persons per household with an income of $5,829 per month.
It’s easy to apply. Applications, complete details, and help are offered at Camp Verde Community Library. There are 22 appointments available. Please bring one of the following documents to show proof of income when applying for the Lions of Yavapai Eye Care assistance:
- 2021 Tax Return
- Current weekly or monthly pay stub
- Social Security paperwork showing the amount that will be received this year
- AHCCCS card
- If you are unemployed, you may submit a letter stating this fact from a community leader, pastor, physician, etc. who is familiar with your situation (Form letters are available at the library, just ask)
Appointments must be made through Library Specialist, Carson Ralston by calling 928-554-8391, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or stopping by the library.
About Camp Verde Community Library
At Camp Verde Community Library, we connect people of all ages and walks of life to the expanding world of information, ideas, and creative experiences through free and equitable access to library resources. The physical library is located just off Montezuma Castle Highway at 130 Black Bridge Road, Camp Verde AZ. Find the library online at www.campverde.az.gov/cvcl. For more information about this or any other library program give us a call at 554-8380.