All Children See

Free or Discounted Glasses

These organizations are not affiliated with All Children See or the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Nor does their inclusion imply an endorsement. 

Lenscrafters Foundation's "Give the Gift of Sight" Program
Non-profit agencies and social service organizations can apply on behalf of individuals in need of glasses through this program. Children may also qualify for vision screenings. Contact your local LensCrafters for more information.

Local Lions Club
Local Lions Clubs may provide eyeglasses or assistance for individuals with vision care needs. They may also know of other local resources in your area. Contact your local Lions Club for more information. To locate the Lions Club nearest to you, contact either the Chamber of Commerce or visit

New Eyes for the Needy
Provides vouchers for new eyeglasses for those with financial need with no other resources, public or private, to pay for glasses. Program accepts applications from third parties such as social service agencies or health professionals who are able to document financial needs of clients.

Prevent Blindness
Patients who participate in a vision screening through Prevent Blindness, a Prevent Blindness affiliate or one of the organization’s many health program partners, and receive a referral for an exam to an eye care professional, may then bring their new prescription with the card to participating locations. 

User needs to enter his/her prescription and fill out some basic demographic info. Used eye glasses will be mailed within 7-10 days of order. No additional paperwork or questions asked. Info

SCHIP – State Children’s Health Insurance Program
In this program, eligible children receive regular check-ups, doctor visits, immunizations, prescription drug coverage, eyeglasses, and hospital care. Call 877-KIDS-NOW for more details.

Vision Service Plan - Sight for Students
This program operates nationally through a network of community partners. Vision Service Plan makes free eye care and eyewear available to needy children 18 and under who qualify. Call 888-290-4964 for more details.

EyeBuy Direct
This is a web based organization selling generic frames and lenses for as little as $8.39. This is a web based organization that offers discounts up to 70% on prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses. Contact them at the web address above, or at toll-free 800-672-6304 for more information.

This is a web based organization selling generic frames, including lenses with anti-scratch coating for as little as $8.

Violet Sees
This is a web based non-profit organization that provides free or reduced cost glasses to children in need.