Peoria Area Blind People's Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Peoria Area Blind People's Center
2905 West Garden Street
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 637-3693 (Local)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Tuesdays 9-3 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 9-3/ 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 2-8pm Thursdays noon -4pm
Staff description: 1 part-time. Uses volunteers.
Geographic area served: 40-mile radius of Peoria County courthouse.
Publications: Newsletter (monthly).


Carolyn McCarter, Office Manager, (309) 637-3693,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assistive Products
    • Sells braille, large-print materials. Products for sale on site.
  • Counseling
    • Assesses needs and offers individual and family counseling, support network, peer counseling, information and referral service to other agencies.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides referral services and consultation to other agencies and volunteer opportunities for clients.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral services to individuals and other agencies.
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