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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 83 listings found in Advocacy.

  • AARP

    601 E Street, NW
    Washington District of Columbia 20049
    bjacinto@afb.net
    http://www.aarp.org

  • American Foundation for the Blind

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington Virginia 22202
    akolling@afb.net
    http://www.afb.org

  • American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy and Research Center

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington Virginia 22202
    akolling@afb.net
    http://www.afb.org

  • Blinded Veterans Association

    125 N. West Street, 3rd Floor
    Alexandria Virginia 22314
    snelson@bva.org
    http://www.bva.org

  • Canadian Association of Optometrists

    234 Argyle Avenue
    Ottawa Ontario K2P 1B9
    reception@opto.ca
    http://www.opto.ca

  • Canadian Council for Exceptional Children

    2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000
    Arlington Virginia 22202-3557
    ckonecsni@shaw.ca
    http://www.cec.sped.org/Membership/Provincial-Units

  • Canadian Human Rights Commission

    National Office
    Ottawa Ontario K1A 1E1
    http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca

  • Center for Sight & Hearing

    PO Box 5944
    Rockford Illinois 61125
    bsweeney@rockfordcenter.org
    http://www.cshni.org

  • AbilityOne Program

    1401 S. Clark Street
    Arlington Virginia 22202-3259
    ccorley@jwod.gov
    http://www.jwod.gov

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

    Department of Health and Social Services
    New Castle Delaware 19720
    allan.zaback@state.de.us
    http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dsaapd

  • Saskatchewan Department of Social Services: Office of Disability Issues

    1920 Broad Street
    Regina Saskatchewan S4P 3V6
    odi@dcr.gov.sk.ca
    http://www.gov.sk.ca/odi/

  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs

    4040 Esplanade Way
    Tallahassee Florida 32399-7000
    Jonesg@elderaffairs.org
    http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/

  • Valley Center for the Blind

    3417 W. Shaw Avenue
    Fresno California 93711
    mobilityvcb@yahoo.com
    http://www.valleycenterfortheblind.org

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind

    350 Los Ranchitos Road
    San Rafael California 94903
    jmetzger@guidedogs.com
    http://www.guidedogs.com

  • Idaho Commission on Aging

    341 W. Washington
    Boise Idaho 83702
    ddenney@icoa.state.id.us
    http://aging.idaho.gov/

  • Independent Living Resources

    1839 NE Couch Street
    Portland Oregon 97232
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.ilr.org/

  • Iowa Department for the Blind

    524 Fourth Street
    Des Moines Iowa 50309-2364
    tiffany.bickell@blind.state.ia.us
    https://blind.iowa.gov/

  • League for the Blind and Disabled, Inc.

    5821 South Anthony Boulevard
    Fort Wayne Indiana 46816
    the.league@verizon.net
    http://www.the-league.org

  • Lighthouse Louisiana

    123 State Street
    New Orleans Louisiana 70118
    butcher@lhb.org
    http://www.lighthouselouisiana.org

  • Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth

    912 West Broadway
    Fort Worth Texas 76104
    wpound@lighthousefw.org
    http://www.lighthousefw.org

  • Lighthouse of Broward County

    650 North Andrews Avenue
    Ft. Lauderdale Florida 33311
    kgent@lhob.org
    http://www.LHOB.org

  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

    1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
    Washington District of Columbia 20036
    smarkwood@n4a.org
    http://www.n4a.org

  • National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities

    1201 15th Street, NW
    Washington District of Columbia 20005
    http://www.nasuad.org/

  • Michigan Aging and Adult Services Agency

    333 South Grand Avenue
    Lansing Michigan 48933
    dyecar@michigan.gov
    http://www.michigan.gov/miseniors

  • Oklahoma Aging Services Division

    Department of Human Services
    Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73105
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.okdhs.org/services/aging/Pages/AgingServicesMain.aspx

  • Lighthouse of Pinellas

    6925 112th Circle North, Suite 103
    Largo Florida 33773
    mborisow@lighthouseofpinellas.org
    http://www.lhpfl.org

  • Resource Center for Independent Living

    401-409 Columbia Street
    Utica New York 13503-0210
    http://www.rcil.com/

  • TASH

    1001 Connecticut Ave., NW
    Washington District of Columbia 20036
    nweiss@tash.org
    http://www.tash.org

  • Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services

    Department of Human Services
    Salt Lake City Utah 84116
    akormsby@utah.gov
    http://daas.utah.gov/

  • VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    500 Greenwich Street
    New York New York 10013-1354
    nmiller@visionsvcb.org
    http://www.visionsvcb.org

  • Wyoming Department of Education: Vision Outreach Services

    320 W. Main
    Riverton Wyoming 82501
    lvanor@educ.state.wy.us
    http://edu.wyoming.gov/in-the-classroom/special-programs/vision-outreach-services/

  • National Council of State Agencies for the Blind

    4600 Valley Road, Suite 100
    Lincoln Nebraska 68510-4844
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.ncsab.org/

  • Macular Degeneration Partnership

    6222 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles California 90048
    http://www.AMD.org

  • Arizona Technology Access Program

    Institute for Human Development
    Phoenix Arizona 85013
    http://www.nau.edu/ihd/aztap

  • Connecticut Assistive Technology Project

    55 Farmington Avenue, 12th Floor
    Hartford Connecticut 06105
    http://www.CTtechact.com

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

    512 Means Street
    Atlanta Georgia 30318
    Rhonda@gatfl.org
    http://www.gatfl.org

  • Idaho Assistive Technology Project

    1187 Alturas Drive
    Moscow Idaho 83843
    sueh@uidaho.edu
    http://idahoat.org

  • Illinois Assistive Technology Project

    1020 South Spring Street
    Springfield Illinois 62704
    http://www.iltech.org

  • Assistive Technology for Kansans Project

    2601 Gabriel
    Parsons Kansas 67357
    http://www.atk.ku.edu

  • Kentucky Assistive Technology Service Network

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

  • Michigan Assistive Technology Program

    3498 East Lake Lansing Road
    East Lansing Michigan 48823
    http://www.mymdrc.org/assistive-tech

  • Missouri Assistive Technology Project

    1501 NW Jefferson
    Blue Springs Missouri 64015
    http://at.mo.gov/

  • Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative

    Department of Health and Human Services
    Sparks Nevada 89431
    http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Physical/ATforIL/Nevada_Assistive_Technoloyg_Collaborative_(NATC)/Nevada_Assistive_Technology_Collaborative_(NATC)/

  • Assistive Technology Advocacy Center

    Disability Rights New Jersey
    Trenton New Jersey 08608
    cedmonds@drnj.org
    http://www.drnj.org/atac/

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

    NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs
    Delmar New York 12054-1310
    http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/services-supports/assistive-technology-traid

  • North Carolina Assistive Technology Program

    2801 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh North Carolina 27699
    http://www.ncatp.org

  • Assistive Technology of Ohio

    Area 1700
    Columbus Ohio 43212
    http://www.atohio.org

  • Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership

    Office of Rehabilitation Services
    Providence Rhode Island 02903
    http://www.atap.state.ri.us

  • DakotaLink

    1161 Deadwood Avenue
    Rapid City South Dakota 57702
    http://dakotalink.org

  • Texas Assistive Technology Project

    Texas Center for Disability Studies
    Austin Texas 78758-4445
    http://techaccess.edb.utexas.edu/

  • Virginia Assistive Technology System

    Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
    Richmond Virginia 23230
    http://www.vats.org

  • Washington Assistive Technology Act Program

    University of Washington
    Seattle Washington 98195-7920
    http://watap.org

  • West Virginia Assistive Technology Systems

    West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
    Morgantown West Virginia 26505
    http://wvats.cedwvu.org/

  • WisTech

    1 W. Wilson Street, Room 418
    Madison Wisconsin 53707-7851
    https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disabilities/wistech/index.htm

  • Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources

    University of Wyoming
    Laramie Wyoming 82071
    mmonteit@uwyo.edu
    http://www.uwyo.edu/wind/watr/index.html

  • Brooklyn Center of Independence for the Disabled, Inc.

    27 Smith Street, Suite 200
    Brooklyn New York 11201
    http://www.bcid.org

  • Long Island Center for Independent Living

    3601 Hempstead Turnpike
    Levittown New York 11756
    http://www.licil.net

  • Bronx Independent Living Services

    4419 3rd Avenue
    Bronx New York 10457
    http://www.bils.org

  • Staten Island Center for Independent Living

    470 Castleton Avenue
    Staten Island New York 10301
    http://www.geocities.com/siciliving

  • Access Alaska

    1217 East 10th Avenue
    Anchorage Alaska 99501
    bonniel@accessalaska.net
    http://accessalaska.org/about-us/

  • Florida Council of the Blind

    9901 SW 138th Street
    Miami Florida 33176
    http://www.fcb.org

  • Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    712 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 410
    Topeka Kansas 66603
    http://www.kabvi.com/about-kabvi.html

  • Nevada Council of the Blind

    P.O. Box 364496
    N. Las Vegas Nevada 89036
    http://www.nvblind.org/

  • Visually Impaired Veterans of America

    Not Specified

    http://www.acb.org/viva/

  • Pennsylvania Council of the Blind

    931 N. Front Street
    Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17102
    http://www.pcb1.org/

  • ACB of Texas

    8445 Allison Way
    Beaumont Texas 77707
    http://www.acbtexas.org/

  • Blind Information Technology Specialists

    660 Elm Creek Drive
    Austin Texas 78744-4968
    http://www.bits-acb.org/

  • NFB of Arizona

    9014 East Bellevue Street
    Tucson Arizona 85715
    http://az.nfb.org

  • NFB of Arkansas

    2360 Wedington Drive
    Fayetteville Arkansas 72701
    http://www.nfbar.org

  • NFB of California

    3934 Kern Court
    Pleasanton California 94588
    http://sixdots.org/

  • NFB of Colorado

    2233 W. Shepperd
    Littlton Colorado 80120
    http://www.nfbco.org/

  • NFB of Connecticut

    477 Connecticut Boulevard, Suite 217
    East Hartford Connecticut 06108
    http://www.nfbct.org/

  • OASIS (Older Alabamians System of Information and Services)

    Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
    Montgomery Alabama 36104
    pris@afb.net
    www.rehab.alabama.gov/OASIS

  • Parent to Parent of Wisconsin

    Family Resource Connection
    Rhinelander Wisconsin 54501
    http://www.p2pwi.org/aboutus.html

  • Dayle McIntosh Disability Resource Centers

    501 N. Brookhurst Street, #102
    Anaheim California 92801
    gmadden@daylemc.org
    http://daylemc.org/

  • National Family Association for Deaf-Blind

    141 Middle Neck Road
    Sands Point New York 11050
    http://www.nfadb.org/home.html

  • British Columbia Blind Sports and Recreation Association

    #330-5055 Joyce Street
    Vancouver British Columbia V5R 6B2
    http://www.bcblindsports.bc.ca

  • New York Parent Association for Deaf-Blind

    c/o Barbara Loughran
    Albertson New York 11507
    www.nypn.net

  • Braille This, LLC

    584 Shark Lane
    Manahawkin New Jersey 08050
    http://www.braillethis.com

  • Resource Center for Independent Living

    1137 Laing
    Osage City Kansas 66523
    http://www.rcilinc.org

  • Lighthouse Guild

    250 West 64th Street
    New York New York 10023-6601
    http://www.lighthouseguild.org

  • MD (Macular Degeneration) Support

    3600 Blue Ridge Boulevard
    Grandview Missouri 64030
    http://www.mdsupport.org/

  • Middle Tennessee Council of the Blind

    4936 Tulip Grove Lane
    Hermitage Tennessee 37076
    http://www.acb.org/tennessee/MTCBhtml