visually impaired

Resources for the Visually Impaired

The following resources have been compiled to assist facilities working with visually impaired patients. Listings for relevant state organizations are followed by a listing of general resources.

Illinois Department of Human Services

Springfield Office

100 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, Illinois 62762
1-800-843-6154
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Chicago Office

401 South Clinton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
1-800-843-6154
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Iowa Department for the Blind

Des Moines Office

524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1333
Toll-Free (in Iowa): 800-362-2587
Fax: 515-281-1263

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Kansas Department of Children and Families

Rehabilitation Services Central Office

Department for Children and Families Administration Building
555 S. Kansas, 3rd Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone:  785-368-7143
Fax:  785-368-7467
TTY:  785-368-7478
Toll-Free Line:  1-866-213-9079

Missouri Department of Social Services

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Toll-Free: 1-800-592-6004

Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lincoln

4600 Valley Road, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68510-4844
Phone: 402-471-2891
Toll-free: 877-809-2419
Fax: 402-471-3009

Omaha

1313 Farnam on the Mall, Third Floor
Omaha, NE 68102-1822
877-809-2419
Fax: 402-471-3009

Illinois

Illinois Department of Human Services

Springfield Office

100 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, Illinois 62762
1-800-843-6154
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Chicago Office

401 South Clinton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
1-800-843-6154
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Iowa

Iowa Department for the Blind

Des Moines Office

524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1333
Toll-Free (in Iowa): 800-362-2587
Fax: 515-281-1263

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Kansas

Kansas Department of Children and Families

Rehabilitation Services Central Office

Department for Children and Families Administration Building
555 S. Kansas, 3rd Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone:  785-368-7143
Fax:  785-368-7467
TTY:  785-368-7478
Toll-Free Line:  1-866-213-9079
Missouri

Missouri Department of Social Services

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Toll-Free: 1-800-592-6004

Nebraska

Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lincoln

4600 Valley Road, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68510-4844
Phone: 402-471-2891
Toll-free: 877-809-2419
Fax: 402-471-3009

Omaha

1313 Farnam on the Mall, Third Floor
Omaha, NE 68102-1822
877-809-2419
Fax: 402-471-3009