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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (MNSSB)

Vision Loss Services

Bemidji Office

616 America Ave NW, Ste 230, Bemidji, MN, 56601-3861

Distance: 1262 Miles

(218) 333-8206

Website

https://mn.gov/deed/ssb/vision-loss/adjustment-blindness.jsp

Travel Information: Located at the Beltrami County Community Service Building, 616 America Avenue.

Service Details

Description

Blind or visually impaired support services involve direct support to people who are blind, deaf-blind, or those with low vision. Program focuses on teaching Independent Living Skills (ILS) to people with a visual impairment.


Additional Information

Offers help to individuals who have new blindness. deaf-blindness or visual disabilities. Adjustment to Blindness Training refers to training opportunities which teach an individual with a vision loss the skills necessary to work competitively and live independently.


Training includes:
* Skills to help you travel and get where you need to go (called mobility and orientation training)
* Learning to access printed materials with computer equipment and/or braille
* Tools and techniques to take on all the challenges of daily life
* Gaining confidence to live successfully and pursue personal and professional goals


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Client Information and Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired 

Application Instructions

Contact your local office for information.


Fees

There are no fees for these services.


Area Served

Northwestern Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 333-8206
FAX (218) 333-8259
Toll Free (888) 234-1257

Last Update

3/19/2019

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