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New Jersey Resource List

NFB of New Jersey

Joe Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003-3644
Home: 973-743-0075
E-mail: nfbnj1@verizon.net
Web site: http://www.nfbnj.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Carol Castellano, President
Parents of Blind Children--New Jersey
Phone: 973-377-0976
E-mail: blindchildren@verizon.net
Web site: www.blindchildren.org/

Other State Resources

Library Services:

New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center
2300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0501
Phone: 609-406-7179
Toll Free: 800-792-8322
Toll Free in Spanish: 800-582-5945
E-mail: njlbh@njstatelib.org
Web site: www.njsltbbc.org

Rehabilitation Services:

New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
153 Halsey Street, 6th floor
Post Office Box 47017
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: 973-648-3333
Toll Free: 877-685-8878

Children's Services:

New Jersey Department of Education
Office of Special Education Programs
Peggy McDonald, Director
Post Office Box 500
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0500
Phone: 609-292-0147
Fax: 609-984-8422
Web site: http://www.nj.gov/njded/specialed/

NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Dan Wenzel, Executive Director
100 East 22nd Street South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Phone: 612-872-0100
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Fax: 612-872-9358
E-mail: info@blindinc.org
Web site: http://www.blindinc.org/

Colorado Center for the Blind
Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Phone: 303-778-1130
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Fax: 303-778-1598
E-mail: jdeden@cocenter.org
Web site: http://www.cocenter.org/

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
E-mail: pallen@lcb-ruston.com
Web site: http://www.lcb-ruston.com/

For more information about blindness, please contact the Jacobus tenBroek Library of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or send an e-mail to jtblibrary@nfb.org.