National Technical Assistance Center on Blindness and Visual Impairment (NTAC-BVI)

NTAC-BVI
Mississippi State University

State and Territory Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

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ALABAMA

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (334) 293-7500
URL: http://rehab.alabama.gov

ALASKA

Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Vocational Rehabilitation

Phone: (907) 465-2814
URL: http://www.labor.state.ak.us/dvr/

ARIZONA

Arizona Department of Economic Security
Services for Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (602) 542-3332
URL: http://www.azdes.gov/rsa/blind.asp

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Department of Human Services
Phone: (501) 682-1001
URL: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/Pages/servicesBlind.aspx

CALIFORNIA

California Department of Rehabilitation
Phone: (916) 324-1313
URL: http://www.dor.ca.gov

COLORADO

Colorado Department of Human Services
Phone: (303) 866-5700
URL: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-Main/CBON/1251575083520

CONNECTICUT

Department of Rehabilitation Services
Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

Phone: (860) 602-4000
URL: http://www.besb.state.ct.us

DELAWARE

Division for the Visually Impaired
Phone: (302) 255-9800
URL: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dvi/index.html

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Department on Disability Services
Vocational Rehabilitation

Phone: (202) 730-1700
URL: http://dds.dc.gov/page/vocational-rehabilitation-services

FLORIDA

Florida Blind Services
Phone: (850) 245-0300
URL: http://dbs.myflorida.com/

GEORGIA

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Phone: (404) 232-7800
URL: http://gvra.georgia.gov/

HAWAII

Department of Human Services
Phone: (808) 586-5275
URL: http://humanservices.hawaii.gov

IDAHO

Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Phone: (208) 334-3220
URL: http://www.icbvi.idaho.gov

ILLINOIS

Bureau of Blind Services
Phone: (217) 785-3887
URL: http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32305

INDIANA

Blind and Visually Impaired Services
Phone: (800) 545-7763
URL: http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/3972.htm

IOWA

Iowa Department for the Blind
Phone: (515) 281-1333
URL: http://www.blind.state.ia.us

KANSAS

Kansas Department for Children and Families
Services for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Phone: (785) 368-7471
URL: http://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/rs/pages/blind.aspx

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Office for the Blind
Phone: (502) 782-3414
URL: http://www.blind.ky.gov

LOUISIANA

Workforce Commission, Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (225) 219-2943
URL: http://wwwprd.doa.louisiana.gov/LaServices/PublicPages/ServiceDetail.cfm?service_id=2159

MAINE

Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Phone: (207) 623-6799
URL: http://www.maine.gov/rehab/dbvi/

MARYLAND

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Rehabilitation Services

Phone: (410) 554-9442
URL: http://www.dors.state.MD.US/

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Phone: (617) 878-9895
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/mcb/

MICHIGAN

Bureau of Services for Blind Persons
Phone: (517) 373-2062
URL: http://www.michigan.gov/mcb/

MINNESOTA

Department of Employment and Economic Development
Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (651) 296-3900
URL: http://www.mnssb.org

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (800) 443-1000
URL: http://www.mdrs.ms.gov

MISSOURI

Missouri Department of Social Services
Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

Phone: (573) 751-4249
URL: http://www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/

MONTANA

Department of Health and Human Services
Vocational Rehabilitation

Phone: (406) 444-2590
URL: http://vocrehab.mt.gov

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Phone: (402) 471-2891
URL: http://www.ncbvi.ne.gov

NEVADA

Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation
Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (775) 684-4040
URL: http://www.nvdetr.org/Rehab%20pages/blind%20services.htm

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Department of Education
Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (603) 271-3494
URL: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/cbvi/index.html

NEW JERSEY

Department of Human Services
Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (973) 648-3333
URL: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/cbvi/index.html

NEW MEXICO

State of New Mexico Commission for the Blind
Phone: (505) 841-8844
URL: http://www.cfb.state.nm.us/

NEW YORK

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Phone: (866) 871-3000
URL: http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cbvh/

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Division of Services for the Blind
Phone: (919) 733-9822
URL: http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dsb

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (701) 328-8950
URL: http://www.nd.gov/dhs/dvr/individual/older-blind.html

OHIO

Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
Phone: (614) 438-1200
URL: http://www.rsc.ohio.gov/

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (405) 951-3470
URL: http://www.okrehab.org

OREGON

Oregon Commission for the Blind
Phone: (503) 945-5811
URL: http://www.oregon.gov/blind/Pages/index.aspx

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Bureau of Blind and Visual Services

Phone: (717) 787-6176
URL: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/bbvs

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Department of Human Services
Office of Rehabilitation Services

Phone: (401) 421-7005
URL: http://www.ors.state.ri.us

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina Commission for the Blind
Phone: (888) 335-5951
URL: http://www.sccb.state.sc.us

SOUTH DAKOTA

Department of Human Services
Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Phone: (605) 773-5478
URL: http://dhs.sd.gov/sbvi/

TENNESSEE

Department of Human Services
Blind and Visually Impaired Services

Phone: (615) 313-4914
URL: http://www.tennessee.gov/humanserv/rehab/bvis3.html

TEXAS

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Phone: (800) 628-5115
URL: http://www.dars.state.tx.us/

UTAH

Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Phone: (801) 538-7530
URL: http://www.usor.utah.gov/

VERMONT

Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Phone: (888) 405-5005
URL: http://www.dbvi.vermont.gov/

VIRGINIA

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Phone: (802) 871-3038
URL: http://www.vdbvi.org

WASHINGTON

Department of Services for the Blind
Phone: (800) 552-7103
URL: http://www.wa.gov/dsb/

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts
Division of Rehabilitation Services

Phone: (304) 356-2060
URL: http://www.wvdrs.org

WISCONSIN

Department of Health Services
Phone: (608) 266-1865
URL: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/aboutdhs/

WYOMING

Services for the Visually Impaired
Phone: (307) 857-9267
URL: http://edu.wyoming.gov/in-the-classroom/special-programs/vision-outreach-services/

AMERICAN SAMOA

Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (684) 699-1371
URL: http://americansamoa.gov/index.php/2012-04-25-19-44-32/2012-04-28-01-30-33/offices/2012-04-30-18-53-34

GUAM

Department of Labor
Phone: (671) 475-4637
URL: http://www.dol.guam.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=82

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (670) 664-6448
URL: http://www.ovrgov.net/

PUERTO RICO

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Labor and Human Resources

Phone: (787) 727-0445
URL: http://www.arv.gobierno.pr/

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Department of Human Services
Disabilities and Rehabilitation

Phone: (340) 774-0930
URL: http://www.dhs.gov.vi/disabilities/index.html

NRTC

Address:
P. O. Box 6189
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone:
662-325-2001
800-675-7782

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Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Grant #H133B10022.
Grant 90RT5011-01-00