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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (MNSSB)

Career Counseling

Brainerd Office

204 Laurel St, Ste 21, Brainerd, MN, 56401-0319

Distance: 1012 Miles

(218) 828-2490


Service Details


Job counseling and guidance for people who want to find a career that matches their interests and abilities

Additional Information

If you have a significant vision loss that makes it hard for you to get and keep a job, you may be eligible for a variety of counseling, training, job skills, and job placement services.

Services vary according to individual needs. Counselors work with you to determine which services you will need to reach your job goal.

Together you then develop a plan to help you reach this goal.

Counselors who know about vision loss and understand workplace demands will help you choose which options are the best for you.


  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired 


Eligibility is determined based on several criteria, the first of which is a significant vision loss.

Application Instructions

For more information, contact your local office or call (651) 539-2373.

Area Served

North Central Minnesota


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 828-2490
FAX (218) 828-2662
Toll Free (800) 657-3779

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