Pennsylvania Resource List

NFB of Pennsylvania

James Antonacci, President
1500 Walnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
NFB of PA: 215-988-0888
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Emily Angelcyk, President
Pennsylvania Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 724-863-3706

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Free Library of Philadelphia
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
P.O. Box 1194
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-5289
Phone: 215-683-3213
Toll Free: 800-222-1754

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
The Leonard C. Staisey Building
4724 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-1389
Phone: 412-687-2440
Toll Free: 800-242-0586

Rehabilitation Services:

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services
1521 North 6th Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102
Phone: 717-787-3201
Toll Free: 800-622-2842

Children's Services:

Pennsylvania Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education
Patricia Hozella, Director
333 Market Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126
Special Education ConsultLine (In state) 800-879-2301
Phone: 717-783-6913
Web site:

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

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

Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166

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 email to