Industries of the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Industries of the Blind
920 West Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27403
(336) 274-1591 (Local)
(336) 274-9207 (Fax)
http://www.industriesoftheblind.com

Brief Description

Our Vision To eliminate all barriers for people who are blind or visually impaired. Our Mission Statement To provide opportunities for employment and personal development for people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve greater independence.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 248
Number of staff: 240
Staff description: An international work force, representing different ethnic groups, cultures and religions working side by side to serve one unifying mission.
Geographic area served: North Carolina, parts of South Carolina and Virginia.

Locations

920 West Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27403

6920 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27409

Staff

Joshua Gould, President/CEO

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides vocational evaluations, vocational training, training in independent living skills.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Operates sheltered workshops and provides vocational training. Manufactures a variety of products under the provisions of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act with the U.S. Government as principal contractor.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • In house Orientation and Mobility Instruction offered to all employees for safe independent travel within the building, outside the building and at home.

Announcements

New President

Job Postings

4/4/2018 Semi Automatic Machine Operator

3/30/2018 Sewing Machine Operator

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