Georgia Council of the Blind

General Information

Georgia Council of the Blind
145 Barrington Drive
Athens Georgia 1 30605
http://www.georgiacounciloftheblind.org/

Brief Description

The Georgia Council of the Blind (GCB) is a nonprofit consumer organization affiliated with the American Council of the Blind. For over 40 years, GCB has provided a forum for views of the blind, improving education and rehabilitation, and broadening vocational opportunities for the visually impaired. Peer support is an important part of GCB, as it encourages and assists the blind in developing their abilities and potential to become independent and responsible citizens in their communities.

GCB activities and programs include educational programs, legislative action, scholarships, peer support, technology, exhibits, news letters, social activities, and braille.

Staff

Keith Morris, President, mkumorris@yahoo.com

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and resources available to those individuals that are blind or have low vision.