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Advocacy

Services directed toward ensuring that people who are blind or visually impaired have access to benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and other programs available to them in the community and that their interests are appropriately represented by their policymakers and government agencies.

There are a total of 85 listings found in Advocacy.



    Alabama

  • OASIS (Older Alabamians System of Information and Services)

    Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
    Montgomery AL 36104
    (800) 671 6837 (Local)
    (205) 290 1029 (Fax)
    (800) 441 7607 (Toll-Free)
    (800) 499 1816 (TDD/TTY)
    matthew.haynes@rehab.alabama.gov
    https://www.rehab.alabama.gov/services/vr-bd/vr-bd#:~:text=OASIS%20(Older%20Alabamians%20System%20of%20Information%20and%20Services)%20is%20a,in%20their%20homes%20and%20communities.&text=Guidance%20in%20adjusting%20to%20living%20with%20vision%20loss%20or%

  • Alaska

  • Access Alaska

    1217 East 10th Avenue
    Anchorage AK 99501
    (907) 248 4777 (Local)
    (907) 248 0639 (Fax)
    (800) 770 4488 (Toll-Free)
    (907) 248 8799 (TDD/TTY)
    bonniel@accessalaska.net
    http://accessalaska.org/about-us/

  • Arizona

  • Arizona Technology Access Program

    Institute for Human Development
    Phoenix AZ 85013
    (602) 728 9534 (Local)
    (602) 728 9535 (Fax)
    (800) 477 9921 (Toll-Free)
    (602) 728 9536 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.nau.edu/ihd/aztap

  • NFB of Arizona

    9014 East Bellevue Street
    Tucson AZ 85715
    (520) 733 5894 (Local)
    http://az.nfb.org

  • Arkansas

  • NFB of Arkansas

    2360 Wedington Drive
    Fayetteville AR 72701
    (479) 582 0091 (Local)
    http://www.nfbar.org

  • British Columbia

  • British Columbia Blind Sports and Recreation Association

    #330-5055 Joyce Street
    Vancouver BC V5R 6B2
    (604) 325 8638 (Local)
    (604) 325 1638 (Fax)
    (877) 604 8638 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.bcblindsports.bc.ca

  • California

  • Valley Center for the Blind

    3417 W. Shaw Avenue
    Fresno CA 93711
    (559) 222 4447 (Local)
    (559) 222 4844 (Fax)
    info@valleycenterfortheblind.org
    http://www.valleycenterfortheblind.org

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind

    350 Los Ranchitos Road
    San Rafael CA 94903
    (415) 499 4000 (Local)
    (415) 499 4035 (Fax)
    (800) 295 4050 (Toll-Free)
    jmetzger@guidedogs.com
    http://www.guidedogs.com

  • Macular Degeneration Partnership

    6222 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles CA 90048
    (310) 423 6455 (Local)
    (310) 423 0163 (Fax)
    (888) 430 9898 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.AMD.org

  • NFB of California

    3934 Kern Court
    Pleasanton CA 94588
    (925) 895 2778 (Local)
    http://sixdots.org/

  • Dayle McIntosh Disability Resource Centers

    501 N. Brookhurst Street, #102
    Anaheim CA 92801
    (714) 621 3300 (Local)
    (714) 663 2094 (Fax)
    (800) 972 8285 (Toll-Free)
    (714) 663 2087 (TDD/TTY)
    http://daylemc.org/

  • Colorado

  • NFB of Colorado

    2233 W. Shepperd
    Littlton CO 80120
    (303) 778 1130 ext: 236 (Local)
    (303) 778 1598 (Fax)
    http://www.nfbco.org/

  • Connecticut

  • Connecticut Assistive Technology Project

    55 Farmington Avenue, 12th Floor
    Hartford CT 06105
    (860) 424 4881 (Local)
    (860) 424 4850 (Fax)
    (800) 537 2549 (Toll-Free)
    (860) 424 4839 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.CTtechact.com

  • NFB of Connecticut

    477 Connecticut Boulevard, Suite 217
    East Hartford CT 06108
    (860) 289 1971 (Local)
    http://www.nfbct.org/

  • Delaware

  • Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

    Department of Health and Social Services
    New Castle DE 19720
    (302) 255 4445 (Fax)
    (800) 223 9074 (Toll-Free)
    delawareadrc@delaware.gov
    http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dsaapd

  • District of Columbia

  • AARP

    601 E Street, NW
    Washington DC 20049
    (202) 434 2227 (Local)
    (202) 434 6483 (Fax)
    (888) 687 2277 (Toll-Free)
    (877) 434 7598 (TDD/TTY)
    bjacinto@afb.net
    http://www.aarp.org

  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

    1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
    Washington DC 20036
    (202) 872 0888 (Local)
    (202) 872 0057 (Fax)
    smarkwood@n4a.org
    http://www.n4a.org

  • National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities

    1201 15th Street, NW
    Washington DC 20005
    (202) 898 2578 (Local)
    (202) 898 2583 (Fax)
    (800) 677 1116 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.nasuad.org/

  • TASH

    1001 Connecticut Ave., NW
    Washington DC 20036
    (202) 540 9020 (Local)
    (202) 540 9019 (Fax)
    http://www.tash.org

  • Florida

  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs

    4040 Esplanade Way
    Tallahassee FL 32399-7000
    (850) 414 2000 (Local)
    (850) 414 2004 (Fax)
    (800) 963 5337 (Toll-Free)
    (850) 414 2001 (TDD/TTY)
    http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/about.php

  • Lighthouse of Broward County

    650 North Andrews Avenue
    Ft. Lauderdale FL 33311
    (954) 463 4217 (Local)
    (954) 764 3825 (Fax)
    kgent@lhob.org
    http://www.LHOB.org

  • Lighthouse of Pinellas

    6925 112th Circle North, Suite 103
    Largo FL 33773
    (727) 544 4433 (Local)
    (727) 544 5511 (Fax)
    mborisow@lighthouseofpinellas.org
    http://www.lhpfl.org

  • Florida Council of the Blind

    9901 SW 138th Street
    Miami FL 33176
    (305) 251 6983 (Local)
    (800) 267 4448 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.fcb.org

  • Georgia

  • Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program

    512 Means Street
    Atlanta GA 30318
    (404) 894 0541 (Local)
    (800) 497 8665 (TDD/TTY)
    Rhonda@gatfl.org
    http://www.gatfl.org

  • Idaho

  • Idaho Commission on Aging

    6305 W. Overland Road
    Boise ID 83709
    (208) 334 3833 (Local)
    (208) 334 3033 (Fax)
    (877) 471-2777 (Toll-Free)
    ICOA@aging.idaho.gov
    http://aging.idaho.gov/

  • Idaho Assistive Technology Project

    1187 Alturas Drive
    Moscow ID 83843
    (208) 885 6000 (Local)
    (208) 885 6102 (Fax)
    sueh@uidaho.edu
    http://idahoat.org

  • Illinois

  • Center for Sight & Hearing

    PO Box 5944
    Rockford IL 61125
    (815) 332 6800 (Local)
    (815) 332 6810 (Fax)
    bsweeney@rockfordcenter.org
    http://www.cshni.org

  • Illinois Assistive Technology Project

    1020 South Spring Street
    Springfield IL 62704
    (217) 522 7985 (Local)
    (217) 522 8067 (Fax)
    (217) 522 9966 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.iltech.org

  • Visually Impaired Veterans of America

    Not Specified
    Springfield IL
    http://www.acb.org/viva/

  • Indiana

  • League for the Blind and Disabled, Inc.

    5821 South Anthony Boulevard
    Fort Wayne IN 46816
    (260) 441 0551 (Local)
    (260) 441 7760 (Fax)
    (800) 889 3443 (Toll-Free)
    the.league@verizon.net
    http://www.the-league.org

  • Iowa

  • Iowa Department for the Blind

    524 Fourth Street
    Des Moines IA 50309-2364
    (515) 281 1333 (Local)
    (515) 281 1263 (Fax)
    contact@blind.state.ia.us
    https://blind.iowa.gov/

  • Kansas

  • Assistive Technology for Kansans Project

    2601 Gabriel
    Parsons KS 67357
    (620) 421 8367 (Local)
    (620) 421 0954 (Fax)
    (800) 526 3648 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.atk.ku.edu

  • Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    712 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 410
    Topeka KS 66603
    (785) 235 8990 (Local)
    http://www.kabvi.com/about-kabvi.html

  • Resource Center for Independent Living

    1137 Laing
    Osage City KS 66523
    (785) 528 3105 (Local)
    (785) 528 3665 (Fax)
    (785) 528 3106 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.rcilinc.org

  • Kentucky

  • Kentucky Assistive Technology Service Network

    Charles McDowell Center
    Louisville KY 40242
    http://www.katsnet.org

  • Louisiana

  • Lighthouse Louisiana

    123 State Street
    New Orleans LA 70118
    (504) 899 4501 ext: 245 (Local)
    (504) 895 4162 (Fax)
    (888) 792 4501 (Toll-Free)
    info@lighthouselouisiana.org
    http://www.lighthouselouisiana.org

  • Massachusetts

  • National Coalition on Deaf-Blindness

    175 North Beacon Street
    Watertown MA 02472
    (617) 972 7768 (Local)
    (617) 923 8076 (Fax)

  • Michigan

  • Michigan Aging and Adult Services Agency

    333 South Grand Avenue
    Lansing MI 48933
    (517) 373 8230 (Local)
    (517) 373 4092 (Fax)
    (517) 373 4096 (TDD/TTY)
    AASAInfo@michigan.gov
    http://www.michigan.gov/miseniors

  • Michigan Assistive Technology Program

    3498 East Lake Lansing Road
    East Lansing MI 48823
    (517) 333 2477 (Local)
    (800) 760 4600 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.mymdrc.org/assistive-tech

  • Missouri

  • Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments

    1750 S. Big Bend Boulevard
    Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    (314) 776 1300 (Local)
    (314) 776 7808 (Fax)
    info@dgckids.org
    http://www.dgckids.org

  • Missouri Assistive Technology Project

    1501 NW Jefferson St.
    Blue Springs MO 64015
    (816) 655 6700 (Local)
    (816) 655 6710 (Fax)
    (800) 647 8558 (Toll-Free)
    (816) 655 6711 (TDD/TTY)
    info@mo-at.org
    http://at.mo.gov/

  • MD (Macular Degeneration) Support

    3600 Blue Ridge Boulevard
    Grandview MO 64030
    (816) 761 7080 (Local)
    http://www.mdsupport.org/

  • Nevada

  • Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative

    Department of Health and Human Services
    Sparks NV 89431
    (775) 688 1930 ext: 2201 (Local)
    (775) 688 1025 (Fax)
    http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Physical/ATforIL/Nevada_Assistive_Technoloyg_Collaborative_(NATC)/Nevada_Assistive_Technology_Collaborative_(NATC)/

  • Nevada Council of the Blind

    P.O. Box 364496
    N. Las Vegas NV 89036
    (702) 383 0600 (Local)
    http://www.nvblind.org/

  • New Jersey

  • Assistive Technology Advocacy Center

    Disability Rights New Jersey
    Trenton NJ 08608
    (609) 292 9742 (Local)
    (609) 777 0187 (Fax)
    (800) 922 7233 (Toll-Free)
    (609) 633 7106 (TDD/TTY)
    cedmonds@drnj.org
    http://www.drnj.org/atac/

  • Braille This, LLC

    584 Shark Lane
    Manahawkin NJ 08050
    (609) 978 9724 (Local)
    http://www.braillethis.com

  • New York

  • Resource Center for Independent Living

    401-409 Columbia Street
    Utica NY 13503-0210
    (315) 797 4642 (Local)
    (315) 797 4747 (Fax)
    (315) 797 5837 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.rcil.com/

  • VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    500 Greenwich Street
    New York NY 10013-1354
    (212) 625 1616 (Local)
    (212) 219 4078 (Fax)
    info@visionsvcb.org
    http://www.visionsvcb.org

  • Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program

    NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs
    Delmar NY 12054-1310
    (518) 549 0358 (Local)
    (518) 549 0462 (Fax)
    (800) 624 4143 (Toll-Free)
    webmaster@justicecenter.ny.gov
    http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/services-supports/assistive-technology-traid

  • Brooklyn Center of Independence for the Disabled, Inc.

    27 Smith Street, Suite 200
    Brooklyn NY 11201
    (718) 998 3000 (Local)
    (718) 998 3743 (Fax)
    (718) 998 7406 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.bcid.org

  • Long Island Center for Independent Living

    3601 Hempstead Turnpike
    Levittown NY 11756
    (516) 796 0144 (Local)
    (516) 796 0529 (Fax)
    (516) 796 0135 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.licil.net

  • Bronx Independent Living Services

    4419 3rd Avenue
    Bronx NY 10457
    (718) 515 2800 (Local)
    (718) 515 2844 (Fax)
    (718) 515 2803 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.bils.org

  • Staten Island Center for Independent Living

    470 Castleton Avenue
    Staten Island NY 10301
    (718) 720 9016 (Local)
    (718) 720 9664 (Fax)
    https://www.siciliving.org/

  • National Family Association for Deaf-Blind

    141 Middle Neck Road
    Sands Point NY 11050
    (516) 883 9060 (Fax)
    (800) 255 0411 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.nfadb.org/home.html

  • New York Parent Association for Deaf-Blind

    c/o Barbara Loughran
    Albertson NY 11507
    (516) 621 2934 (Local)
    www.nypn.net

  • Lighthouse Guild

    250 West 64th Street
    New York NY 10023-6601
    (212) 769 6200 (Local)
    (800) 284 4422 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.lighthouseguild.org

  • North Carolina

  • North Carolina Assistive Technology Program

    2801 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh NC 27699
    (919) 855 3500 (Local)
    (919) 715 1776 (Fax)
    http://www.ncatp.org

  • Ohio

  • Assistive Technology of Ohio

    Area 1700
    Columbus OH 43212
    (614) 292 2390 (Local)
    (614) 292 3126 (Fax)
    (800) 784 3425 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.atohio.org

  • Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma Aging Services Division

    Department of Human Services
    Oklahoma City OK 73105
    (405) 521 2281 (Local)
    (405) 521 2086 (Fax)
    (800) 211 2116 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.okdhs.org/services/aging/Pages/AgingServicesMain.aspx

  • Ontario

  • Canadian Association of Optometrists

    234 Argyle Avenue
    Ottawa ON K2P 1B9
    (613) 235 7924 (Local)
    (613) 235 2025 (Fax)
    (888) 263 4676 (Toll-Free)
    reception@opto.ca
    http://www.opto.ca

  • Canadian Human Rights Commission

    National Office
    Ottawa ON K1A 1E1
    (613) 995 1151 (Local)
    (613) 996 9661 (Fax)
    (888) 214 1090 (Toll-Free)
    (888) 643 3304 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca

  • Oregon

  • Independent Living Resources

    1839 NE Couch Street
    Portland OR 97232
    (503) 232 7411 (Local)
    (503) 232 7480 (Fax)
    (503) 232 8408 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.ilr.org/

  • National Council of State Agencies for the Blind

    535 SE 12th Avenue
    Portland OR 97214
    (971) 673-1588 (Local)
    http://www.ncsab.org/

  • Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania Council of the Blind

    931 N. Front Street
    Harrisburg PA 17102
    (717) 920 9999 (Local)
    (877) 617 7407 (Toll-Free)
    pcboffice@pcb1.org
    http://www.pcb1.org/

  • Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership

    Office of Rehabilitation Services
    Providence RI 02903
    (401) 462 7917 (Local)
    (401) 222 3574 (Fax)
    (800) 916 8324 (Toll-Free)
    (401) 421 7016 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.atap.state.ri.us

  • Saskatchewan

  • Saskatchewan Department of Social Services: Office of Disability Issues

    1920 Broad Street
    Regina SK S4P 3V6
    (306) 787 7283 (Local)
    (306) 798 0364 (Fax)
    odi@dcr.gov.sk.ca
    http://www.gov.sk.ca/odi/

  • South Dakota

  • DakotaLink

    1161 Deadwood Avenue
    Rapid City SD 57702
    (605) 394 6742 (Local)
    (800) 645 0673 (Toll-Free)
    http://dakotalink.org

  • Tennessee

  • Middle Tennessee Council of the Blind

    4936 Tulip Grove Lane
    Hermitage TN 37076
    (615) 562 1104 (Local)
    http://www.acb.org/tennessee/MTCBhtml

  • Texas

  • Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth

    912 West Broadway
    Fort Worth TX 76104
    (817) 332 3341 (Local)
    (817) 332 3456 (Fax)
    wpound@lighthousefw.org
    http://www.lighthousefw.org

  • Texas Assistive Technology Project

    Texas Center for Disability Studies
    Austin TX 78758-4445
    (512) 232 0740 (Local)
    (512) 232 0761 (Fax)
    (512) 232 0762 (TDD/TTY)
    http://techaccess.edb.utexas.edu/

  • ACB of Texas

    8445 Allison Way
    Beaumont TX 77707
    (409) 866 5838 (Local)
    (409) 866 5830 (Fax)
    http://www.acbtexas.org/

  • Blind Information Technology Specialists

    660 Elm Creek Drive
    Austin TX 78744-4968
    (512) 447 8860 (Local)
    http://www.bits-acb.org/

  • Utah

  • Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services

    Department of Human Services
    Salt Lake City UT 84116
    (801) 538 3910 (Local)
    (801) 538 4395 (Fax)
    debooth@utah.gov
    http://daas.utah.gov/

  • Virginia

  • American Foundation for the Blind

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington VA 22202
    (212) 502 7600 (Local)
    (212) 502 7777 (Fax)
    akolling@afb.net
    http://www.afb.org

  • American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy and Research Center

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington VA 22202
    (202) 469 6831 (Local)
    (646) 478 9260 (Fax)
    akolling@afb.net
    http://www.afb.org

  • Blinded Veterans Association

    1101 King Street
    Alexandria VA 22314
    (202) 371 8880 (Local)
    (202) 371 8258 (Fax)
    (800) 669 7079 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.bva.org

  • Canadian Council for Exceptional Children

    2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000
    Arlington VA 22202-3557
    (888) 232 7733 (Toll-Free)
    ckonecsni@shaw.ca
    http://www.cec.sped.org/Membership/Provincial-Units

  • AbilityOne Program

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington VA 22202-3259
    (703) 603 7740 (Local)
    (703) 603 0655 (Fax)
    ccorley@jwod.gov
    http://www.jwod.gov

  • Virginia Assistive Technology System

    Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
    Richmond VA 23230
    (804) 662 9990 (Local)
    (804) 622 9478 (Fax)
    (800) 464 9950 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.vats.org

  • Washington

  • Washington Assistive Technology Act Program

    University of Washington
    Seattle WA 98195-7920
    (800) 214 8731 (Local)
    (206) 543 4799 (Fax)
    (866) 866 0162 (TDD/TTY)
    http://watap.org

  • West Virginia

  • West Virginia Assistive Technology Systems

    West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
    Morgantown WV 26505
    (304) 293 4692 (Local)
    (304) 293 7294 (Fax)
    wvats@hsc.wvu.edu
    http://wvats.cedwvu.org/

  • Wisconsin

  • WisTech

    1 W. Wilson Street, Room 418
    Madison WI 53707-7851
    (608) 266 9354 (Local)
    (608) 266 3386 (Fax)
    (608) 267 9880 (TDD/TTY)
    https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disabilities/wistech/index.htm

  • Parent to Parent of Wisconsin

    3716 Country Drive
    Rhinelander WI 54501
    833-361-6300 (Local)
    P2PWI@chw.org
    https://p2pwi.org/

  • Wyoming

  • Wyoming Department of Education: Vision Outreach Services

    539 South Payne
    Casper WY 82609
    (307) 265-8818 (Local)
    (307) 577-6785 (Fax)
    http://edu.wyoming.gov/in-the-classroom/special-programs/vision-outreach-services/

  • Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources

    University of Wyoming
    Laramie WY 82071
    (307) 766 6187 (Local)
    (307) 766 2763 (Fax)
    (800) 908 7011 (Toll-Free)
    (307) 766 2720 (TDD/TTY)
    mmonteit@uwyo.edu
    http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/watr/index.html