Independent Living Social Services – Region II Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Contact: Carolyn Gordon, Regional Director
Email Address: carolyn.gordon@state.ma.us
Phone: 508-754-1148 xV/TTY
Alternate Phone: 800-263-6944 x MA Only
Fax: 508-752-7832

390 Main Street Suite 620 Worcester, MA 01608
Area Served: Central

Map Location Independent Living Social Services - Region II

Narrative

Independent Living social services are provided for legally blind individuals who need assistance to become more independent. Services may include: Homemaking services for those under sixty years of age and need assistance because of secondary disability or illness. Low-vision evaluations and low vision devices to maximize residual vision Mobility instruction Rehabilitation teaching of day-to-day tasks Peer support groups available Assistive devices to improve daily living.

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Case Management
  • Chore Services
  • Homemaker Services
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Home Health/Personal Care
  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 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

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds