Independent Living Services for the Blind

We offer comprehensive, quality services to assist you in adjusting to your vision loss and learning to live independently and safely in your home and community.
Services include:

  • Adjustment to vision loss counseling and casework
  • Adaptive communications skills
  • Assistance with residing in the most independent setting possible
  • Assistive technology
  • Community based classes called "Mini Centers" provided by our Independent Living Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Extensive daily living skills instruction
  • Individual and family adjustment services
  • Information and referral to other resources
  • Low vision services
  • Orientation and mobility (safe travel) training

Eligibility

You may be eligible for our services if you are:

  • A North Carolina resident
  • Struggling to find employment due to significant visual impairment
  • Finding it difficult to remain independent due to significant visual impairment

How to Apply

To apply for services contact a Social Worker for the Blind or an Independent Living Rehabilitation Counselor at your local DSB District Office.