Independent Living Services Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Contact: Alan White, Region IV Director
Email Address: Alan.White@state.ma.us
Phone: 617-626-7579
Alternate Phone: 617-727-5550
Fax: 800-392-6450

600 Washington Street Boston , MA 02111
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Independent Living Services

Narrative

Independent Living Social Services are provided for Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) consumers who need assistance to become more independent. Specialized services, including instruction in adaptive techniques and the use of assistive devices, can often vastly improve a consumer’s quality of life. Each consumer referred to the program works with a professional case manager. Services are planned and provided individually based on the person's unique needs.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Disability Awareness
  • Homemaker Services
  • Job Counseling
  • Job Placement
  • Job Skills
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Independent Living

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information