Social Services – Region V Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Contact: Julie Boren, Regional Director
Email Address: Julie.Boren@State.MA.US
Phone: 508-993-6140
Alternate Phone: 800-989-4411
Fax: 508-993-0320

888 Purchase Street Room 203 New Bedford, MA 02740
Area Served: Southeast

Map Location Social Services - Region V

Narrative

Program offers support, and a full array of social services including mobility, ADL skills training, low vision services, and advocacy. Must be registered as legally blind. 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

  • Adult Education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Counseling

Populations Served

  • Blind

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service