Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired MAB Community Services

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Contact Information

MAB Community Services
Contact: Rick Kalish, Director of Adult Disability Services
Email Address:
Phone: 617-732-0214
Alternate Phone: 800-852-3029 xMass
Fax: 617-738-1247

200 Ivy Street Brookline, MA 02446
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Provides practical & emotional support to individuals suffering from serious sight loss. Offers information, low vision rehabilitation services, occupational therapy services, self-help support, programs for elders, and community volunteers. Contracts with CDBG, area agencies on aging, Commonwealth Care Alliance, Senior Whole Health, & Mass Commission for the Blind. Provides in-home services for visually impaired elders. Support groups are offered across the state.  Offices in Brookline and Worcester.  Medicare and Mass Health.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Equipment Loan

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Diabetes
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Services at Home
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance, Personal Funds