Vision Plan

Attention Local 1500 Members: Please be sure to contact the UFCW Local 1500 Benefits Department (800.522.0456 ext. 1336/1337) to verify your eligibility before attempting to redeem your benefits.

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Vision Screening

With experience in the optical field for over 30 years, Vision Screening has put together a group of professionals with the same vision for standard in excellence when it comes to providing eye care.

Vision Screening believes that proper credentialing, quality control, and customer service are the keys to every plan it administrates.

Please be sure to contact the Fund office at 800-522-0456, ext. 1336 to obtain an optical certificate and ask about your specific plan eligibility. For a center near you, visit web site at

Or just download the brochure (PDF) to find a local optical center near you.

GVS (General Vision Services)

GVS (General Vision Services) is the largest third party provider of vision plans in the northeast.  They’re also endorsed by the New York State, Long Island & New York City AFL-CIO as “The Preferred Vision Provider”.

Good news! Effective 2/1/2015 optical vouchers are no longer required in order to receive your optical benefit through GVS. Eligibility will conveniently be established when you visit one of our listed stores. In addition, you can now view your vision plan and frame selection as well as check your eligibility and schedule an exam appointment online.

Visit the brand new website and easily find your benefits at or by dialing : 1-800-VISION-1

CPS Optical

CPS Optical has been providing routine vision services to our clients for over 30-years.  CPS enjoys an excellent reputation for providing great customer service and quality optical materials to our many UNION clients.

Visit their website at to find the nearest CPS Optometrist to you.