Vision Organizations U. S. Territories

Vision Organizations U. S. Territories
A sample listing of vision organizations supporting individuals with vision issues in the U. S. Territories including American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.


American Samoa:

1. U. S. department of Human and Social Services – Pago Pago, American Samoa – Telephone: 684-633-1571 – Website: http://www.dhss.as
**Help for people with disabilities.


District of Columbia:

1. Blinded Veterans Association – Washington, DC – Telephone: 202-371-8880 – Toll free: 800-669-7079 – Website: http://www.bva.org

2. U. S. Department of veterans Affairs: Blind Rehabilitation Service – Washington, DC – Telephone: 202-461-7317 – Website: http://www.va.gov/blindrehab/

3. Columbia Lighthouse for the blind – Washington, DC – Telephone: 202-454-6422 – Website: http://www.clb.org

4. DC Center for Independent Living – Washington, District of Columbia – Telephone: 202-388-0033 – TDD/TTY: 202-388-0277 – Website: http://www.dccil.org/

5. DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped – Washington, district of Columbia – Telephone: 202-727-2142 – TDD/TTY: 202-727-2255 – Website: http://www.dclibrary.org/services/lbph

6. District of Columbia Department of Human services: Rehabilitation Services Administration – Washington, district of Columbia – Telephone: 202-442-8663

7. District of Columbia Infants and toddlers with disabilities Program: department of Human services – Washington, District of Columbia – telephone: 202-727-5853

8. Library of Congress National Library service for the blind and Physically Handicapped – Washington, district of Columbia – telephone: 202-707-5100 – Toll free: 800-424-8567 – TDD/TTY: 202-707-0744 - Website: http://www.loc.gov/nls

9. National council on disability – Washington, district of Columbia – 202-272-2004 – TDD/TTY: 202-272-2074 – Website: http://www.ncd.gov

10. U. S. Office of Personnel Management: Federal Employment of People with Disabilities - Washington, District of Columbia – telephone: 202-606-1800 – Website: http://www.opm.gov/disability


Guam:

1. Guam Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with disabilities/Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – Hagatna, GU – Telephone: 671-475-4637

2. Guam Public Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library – Agana, Gu – Telephone: 671-475-4753


Northern Mariana Islands:

1. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Office of the Governor – Saipan, MP – Telephone: 670-664-2200 -

2. CNMI Office of Vocational Rehabilitation – Saipan, MP – Telephone: 670-322-6537 – TDD/TTY: 670-322-6449


Puerto Rico:

1. Puerto Rico Regional Library for the blind and Physically Handicapped – San Juan, PR – Telephone: 787-723-2519 – Toll free: 800-981-8008 – Website: http://www.bibliotecaregionalparaciegos.com

2. Puerto Rico department of Education: Special Education Program – San Juan, PR – telephone: 787-759-2000

3. Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Administration: Department of Labor and Human services – San Juan, PR – Telephone: 787-728-3580

4. U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Puerto Rico Blind Rehabilitation center, V. A. Hospital – San Juan, Pr – Telephone: 787-641-7582


Virgin Islands:

1. Virgin Islands Department of education: State Office of Special Education – Charlotte Amalie, VI – Telephone: 340-774-0100 – Website: http://www.usvi.org/education/index.html

2. Virgin Islands Department of Health: Infants/Toddlers Program – St. Thomas, VI – Telephone: 340-777-8804

3. Virgin Islands Regional Library for the Visually and Physically Handicapped – St. Croix, VI – Telephone: 340-772-2250 – Website: http://www.library.gov.vi


A complete listing of vision organizations can be found on the American foundation for the blind website.


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