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Blind Services

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Blind Services can help you stay independent, prepare for employment, or keep the job you have if you are blind or have low vision. Services may include:

  • Evaluation of your abilities by figuring out what you can do on your own and what you may have a hard time doing
  • Orientation and mobility instruction that teaches you how to travel independently around your home, workplace, and community
  • Assistive technology equipment or devices you can use to help with daily activities, such as eating, bathing, and cooking; communication aids for hearing; speaking devices; and wheeled scooters
  • Vocational guidance, career counseling, and training services
  • Help with job placement into suitable employment
  • Personal assistance services, such as a scribe to write for you, a reader, or a personal care attendant

You can also get services through other programs such as the Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprise Program and Older Blind/Visually Impaired Program.


How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for this program, please contact your local office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get help from this program?

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

Green Path

Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others.