Contact Information

600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

(617) 727-5550
Toll Free: (800) 392-6450
Fax: (617) 626-7685

View the MCB website

Information Specialist:

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:45 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind provides services statewide under the Commonwealth Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The agency provides comprehensive services to legally blind persons of all ages.

Population(s) Served

legally blind individuals


  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Information on Employment-Related Services
  • Job Searches Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Independent Living Social Services
  • Services designed to maximize independence
  • Specialized Services to Children from birth to age 14
  • Independent Living Social Services
    Services designed to maximize independence.
  • Specialized Services To Elders
    Services for adults 55 and over.
  • Rehabilitation Teaching
    Skills development in the home, other living situations and workplace.
  • Orientation and Mobility
    Getting around with limited vision or no sight.
  • Medical Assistance
    Help with Health Costs – Financial criteria apply.
  • Deaf/Blind, Multi-Handicapped Services
    Community and residential services for the deaf-blind and multiply impaired.
  • Vending Facilities
    A business opportunity for persons who are blind.
  • Ferguson Industries for the Blind
    A production facility employing persons who are blind.
    Ferguson Catalog
  • Consumer Assistance Program and Support (CAPS)
    Advocacy for blind persons.


all legally blind individuals


No information.