Bluegrass Council of the Blind

General Information

Bluegrass Council of the Blind
1093 S. Broadway Suite 1214
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 259 1834

Brief Description

The mission of Bluegrass Council of the Blind is to provide resources and services to all people affected by a loss of sight, improving lives for all by empowering persons with a loss of vision to continue living independently as productive contributing members of their community and to educate the public on the rights, abilities and needs of the blind and visually impaired. Services are available to anyone directly or indirectly impacted by a loss of sight.


Theresa Thomas, Executive Director,

Susan Ament, Peer Support Program Coordinator,

Services Offered

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Assistive Technology and Training
      • One-on-one training
      • Assessment and demonstration of devices
      • Lending Library

  • Support Groups
    • Peer Support Program
    • Information, Referral, and Intake
    • Outreach and Advocacy
    • Monthly Group Meetings and Community Outings
    • Mentoring
    • Membership