State Services for the Blind is a great resource for Minnesotans with vision loss. It is a state agency and part of the Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Vision Loss Resources and State Services for the Blind collaborate to serve working-age adults and seniors with vision loss, blindness, and deafblindness:
State Services for the Blind refers working-age adults to Vision Loss Resources for training, and they also refer older adults to Vision Loss Resources for one-on-one in-home assessment and training, and small-group classes like Independent Living Skills.
Vision Loss Resources refers individuals to State Services for the Blind for tools, training, employment services, and for access to books and other materials in audio, e-text, Braille and other formats.
State Services for the Blind serves the state of Minnesota.
Vision Loss Resources’ service area is the nine-county metro area: Hennepin, Ramsey, Dakota, Anoka, Washington, Carver, Scott, Chisago, and Wright Counties.
DeafBlind Services Minnesota, an LLC of Vision Loss Resources, serves the state of Minnesota.
Call State Services for the Blind at (651) 539-2300 or visit their website.