Indiana Family and Social Services Administration: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Blind and Visually Impaired Services

General Information

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Blind and Visually Impaired Services
Indiana Government Center
Indianapolis Indiana 1 46207-7083
(317) 232 1441
http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2638.htm

Brief Description

Blind and Visually Impaired Services (BVIS) provides statewide assistance and services to enable the achievement of vocational and personal independence by the citizens of Indiana with blindness and visual impairment. Individuals may be referred by Vocational Rehabilitation or can be self-referred.

Staff

zjulia Anderson, OIB Program Manager, julia.anderson@fssa.in.gov

Locket Phillips, Manager of Blind Services, Locket.Phillips@fssa.in.gov

Services Offered

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • BVIS provides services to eligible Hoosier’s that are blind or visually impaired.

  • In-Home Services
    • Provides a broad range of in-home and community-based services to older adults.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to Area Agencies on Aging and information on other local aging services.

  • Services for Seniors