Support Groups: AFB Directory of Services Listings

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Support Groups

Periodic meetings that provide participants with the opportunity to share information and talk about common experiences for mutual support, usually run by a facilitator or a professional who can provide guidance. For more information about support groups, go to Support Group and Resources.

There are a total of 168 listings found.

Agencies Offering Support Groups
Independent Service Providers




Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

  • Blind Service Association

    17 N. State Street
    Suite 1050
    Chicago, IL 60602-3510
    (312) 236-0808 (Local)
    (312) 236-8679 (Fax)
    blindsrvc@aol.com
    http://www.blindserviceassociation.org

  • Blinded Veterans Support Group

    PO Box 58
    Hines, IL 60141
    terrykebbel@gmail.com

  • Center for Sight & Hearing

    PO Box 5944
    8038 MacIntosh Lane
    Rockford, IL 61125
    (815) 332-6800 (Local)
    (815) 332-6810 (Fax)
    info@centerforsighthearing.org
    http://www.centerforsighthearing.org/

  • OASIS for the Visually Impaired

    15401 West Avenue
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 460-6573 (Local)
    oasis.ftvi@att.net
    http://oasisvision.org/

  • Optim.Eyes Low Vision Support Group

    Brookdale Des Plaines (senior living facility)
    800 S. River Rd.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    cchristdee@sbcglobal.net

  • Second Sense

    65 E. Wacker Place
    Suite 1010
    Chicago, IL 60601-7216
    (312) 236-8569 (Local)
    (312) 236-8128 (Fax)
    info@second-sense.org
    http://www.second-sense.org/

  • Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

    Deicke House
    219 East Cole Avenue
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630) 690-7115 (Local)
    (630) 690-9037 (Fax)
    (630) 690-2509 (TDD/TTY)
    info@spectrios.org
    http://www.spectrios.org

Indiana

  • Evansville Association for the Blind

    500 North Second Avenue
    Evansville, IN 47710
    (812) 422-1181 (Local)
    (812) 424-3154 (Fax)
    pattyhaas@evansvilleblind.org
    http://www.evansvilleblind.org

  • 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)
    information@blind.state.ia.us
    https://blind.iowa.gov/

Kansas

  • Envision

    610 N. Main
    Wichita, KS 67203
    (316) 440-1500 (Local)
    (316) 267-9034 (Fax)
    (866) 319-4646 (Toll-Free)
    (316) 231-0057 (TDD/TTY)
    envision@envisionus.com
    http://www.envisionus.com

  • Resource Center for Independent Living

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

Kentucky

Louisiana

  • Lighthouse Louisiana

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

Maine

  • The Iris Network

    189 Park Avenue
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 774-6273 (Local)
    (207) 774-0679 (Fax)
    (800) 715-0097 (Toll-Free)
    (800) 715-0097 (TDD/TTY)
    info@theiris.org
    http://www.theiris.org

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

  • Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss

    4505 West Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55807-2728
    (218) 624-4828 (Local)
    (218) 624-4479 (Fax)
    (800) 422-0833 (Toll-Free)
    (218) 624-8822 (TDD/TTY)
    info@lcfvl.org
    http://www.lcfvl.org

  • Retinoblastoma of Minnesota

    442 Lilac Lane
    Madison Lake, MN 56063
    (507) 243-4323 (Local)
    jdkroeker@jamestower.com
    http://www.freewebs.com/rbmn/

  • Vision Loss Resources

    1936 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (612) 871-2222 (Local)
    (612) 872-0189 (Fax)
    (612) 331-2234 (TDD/TTY)
    info@vlrw.org
    http://www.visionlossresources.org

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

  • Future In Sight

    25 Walker Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 224-4039 (Local)
    (603) 224-4378 (Fax)
    Services@futureinsight.org
    http://www.futureinsight.org

  • New Hampshire Department of Education: Services for Blind and Visually Impaired

    21 South Fruit Street
    Walker Building
    Suite 20
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 271-3537 (Local)
    (603) 271-3816 (Fax)
    (800) 581-6881 (Toll-Free)
    (800) 735-2964 (TDD/TTY)
    http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/doe/organization/adultlearning/VR/BlindandVisuallyImpaired.htm

New Jersey

  • Vision Loss Alliance

    155 Morris Avenue, Suite 2
    Denville, NJ 07834
    (973) 627-0055 (Local)
    (973) 627-1622 (Fax)
    info@vlanj.org
    http://vlanj.org/about-2/contact-us/

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

  • NewView Oklahoma

    501 North Douglas Avenue
    Oklahoma City, OK 73106-3124
    (405) 232-4644 (Local)
    (405) 236-5438 (Fax)
    (888) 522-4644 (Toll-Free)
    info@newviewoklahoma.org
    http://www.newviewoklahoma.org/

Ontario

Oregon

  • Blindskills

    P.O.Box 5181
    Salem, OR 97304-0181
    (503) 581-4224 (Local)
    (503) 581-0178 (Fax)
    (800) 860-4224 (Toll-Free)
    info@blindskills.com
    http://www.blindskills.com

  • Independent Living Resources

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

  • Oregon Commission for the Blind

    535 SE 12th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97214
    (971) 673-1588 (Local)
    (503) 234-7468 (Fax)
    (888) 202-5463 (Toll-Free)
    (971) 673-1577 (TDD/TTY)
    ocb.mail@state.or.us
    http://www.oregon.gov/blind

Pennsylvania

  • Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired

    919 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 627-0600 (Local)
    (215) 922-0692 (Fax)
    asbinfo@asb.org
    http://www.asb.org

  • Beaver County Association for the Blind

    616 Fourth Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    (724) 843-1111 (Local)
    (724) 843-8886 (Fax)
    bcab@bcblind.org
    http://www.bcblind.org

  • Bucks County Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

    400 Freedom Drive
    Newtown, PA 18940
    (215) 968-9400 (Local)
    (215) 968-2127 (Fax)
    (800) 472-8775 (Toll-Free)
    info@bucksblind.org
    http://www.bucksblind.org

  • Center for Vision Loss

    845 Wyoming Street
    Allentown, PA 18103
    (610) 433-6018 (Local)
    (610) 433-4856 (Fax)
    information@centerforvisionloss.org
    http://centerforvisionloss.org

  • Fayette County Association for the Blind

    48 Bierer Lane
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    (724) 437-2791 (Local)
    (724) 439-3085 (Fax)
    info@fayetteblindassociation.org
    http://fayetteblindassociation.org/about.htm

  • ForSight Vision

    1380 Spahn Avenue
    York, PA 17403
    (717) 848-1690 (Local)
    (717) 845-3889 (Fax)
    (800) 255-6578 (Toll-Free)
    bill@forsight.org
    http://www.forsight.org

  • Montgomery County Association for the Blind

    25 East Marshall Street (Third Floor)
    Morristown, PA 19401
    (215) 661-9800 (Local)
    (215) 661-9888 (Fax)
    http://www.mcab.org

  • Moore Eye Foundation: Low Vision Rehabilitation Service

    Healthplex Pavilion II
    Suite 125
    100 West Sproul Road
    Springfield, PA 19064
    (610) 690-4900 (Local)
    (610) 690-4910 (Fax)
    contact@mooreeye.com
    http://www.mooreeye.com/htm_pages/foundation.php

  • NuVisions Center

    658 Valley Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    (717) 242-1444 (Local)
    (717) 242-8715 (Fax)
    (877) 741-7411 (Toll-Free)
    info@nu-visions.net
    http://www.nu-visions.net/

  • Pennsylvania Association for the Blind

    555 Gettysburg Pike
    Suite A300
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
    (717) 766-2020 (Local)
    (717) 766-2099 (Fax)
    info@pablind.org
    http://www.pablind.org

  • Salus University

    College of Education and Rehabilitation
    Elkins Park Campus
    8360 Old York Road
    Elkins Park, PA 19027-1598
    (215) 780-1360 (Local)
    (215) 780-1357 (Fax)
    cer@salus.edu
    http://www.salus.edu

  • Sight Center of Northwest PA

    2545 West 26th Street
    Erie, PA 16505-3261
    (814) 455-0995 (Local)
    (814) 455-0997 (Fax)
    (800) 881-9205 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.sightcenternwpa.org/

  • Somerset County Blind Center

    748 S. Center Avenue
    Somerset, PA 15501
    (814) 445-1310 111 (Local)
    (814) 445-3184 (Fax)
    (866) 876-6550 (Toll-Free)
    http://www.somersetblind.org

  • South Central Blind Association

    202 South Juliana Street
    Bedford, PA 15522
    (814) 623-8214 (Local)
    (814) 623-8214 (Fax)
    scba@penswoods.net
    http://www.pablind.org

  • Venango County Association for the Blind

    3035 State Route 257
    Seneca, PA 16346
    (814) 676-1876 (Local)
    (814) 676-5814 (Fax)
    (866) 415-1107 (Toll-Free)
    VCBLIND@vcblind.comcastbiz.net

  • Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania

    1130 South 19th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    (717) 238-2531 (Local)
    (717) 238-0710 (Fax)
    info@vrocp.org
    http://www.vrocp.org/

  • VisionCorps

    244 North Queen Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (717) 291-5951 (Local)
    (717) 291-9183 (Fax)
    info@visioncorps.net
    http://www.visioncorps.net/Content/default.asp

  • William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center

    Pennsylvania College of Optometry
    The Eye Institute
    1200 West Godfrey Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    (215) 276-6060 (Local)
    (215) 276-6017 (Fax)
    (800) 433-3937 (Toll-Free)
    sarah@pco.edu
    http://www.teivision.com/services_low_vision.htm

Quebec

  • CNIB: Quebec Division

    3044 rue Delisle
    Montreal, PQ H4C 1M9
    (514) 934-4622 (Local)
    (514) 934-2131 (Fax)
    (800) 563-2642 (Toll-Free)

Rhode Island

  • IN-SIGHT

    43 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 1
    Warwick, RI 02888
    (401) 941-3322 (Local)
    (401) 941-3356 (Fax)
    cbutler@in-sight.org
    http://www.IN-SIGHT.org

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

  • ACB of Texas

    8445 Allison Way
    Beaumont, TX 77707
    (409) 866-5838 (Local)
    (409) 866-5830 (Fax)
    acbtexas1978@gmail.com
    http://www.acbtexas.org/

  • Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth

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

  • Lighthouse of Houston

    3602 West Dallas Avenue
    Houston, TX 77019-0435
    (713) 527-9561 (Local)
    (713) 284-8451 (Fax)
    http://www.houstonlighthouse.org

  • San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind

    2305 Roosevelt Avenue
    San Antonio, TX 78210
    (210) 533-5195 (Local)
    (210) 533-4230 (Fax)
    (800) 362-4335 (Toll-Free)
    nlipton@salighthouse.org
    http://www.salighthouse.org

  • Sensory Travel

    829 Sunfish Street
    Lakeway, TX 78734
    (512) 660-2750 (Local)
    chris@sensorytravel.com
    sensorytravel.com

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Waco Blind Rehabilitation Center

    Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
    4800 Memorial Drive
    Waco, TX 76711
    (254) 297-3649 (Local)
    (254) 297-3915 (Fax)
    http://www.centraltexas.va.gov/services/Blind_Rehabilitation.asp

Utah

  • John A. Moran Eye Center

    65 Mario Capecchi Drive
    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132
    (801) 581-2352 (Local)
    (801) 581-3357 (Fax)
    webmaster.moran@hsc.utah.edu
    http://healthcare.utah.edu/moran/

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Independent Service Providers

There is 1 listing found.


Texas

  • Sensory Travel

    829 Sunfish Street
    Lakeway, TX 78734
    (512) 660-2750 (Local)
    chris@sensorytravel.com
    sensorytravel.com

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