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Puerto Rico Resource List

NFB of Puerto Rico

Alpidio Rolón, President
Post Office Box 9023531
Old San Juan Station
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-3531
Home: 787-781-9071
NFB of PR: 787-752-8494
E-mail: arguza@attglobal.net
Web site: http://www.nfbpr.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Gladys Franco, Parent Contact
Phone: 787-967-7308
E-mail: gladys1703@yahoo.com

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Puerto Rico Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
520 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Phone: 787-723-2519
Toll Free: 800-981-8008

Rehabilitation Services:

Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Administration
Department of Labor and Human Services
Post Office Box 191118
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-1118
Phone: 787-729-0160

Children's Services:

Department of Education
Special Education Programs
Myrta Reyes, Director of Compliance Unit
Post Office Box 190759
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-0759
Phone: 787-759-4028
Fax: 787-773-8906
Web site: http://de.gobierno.pr/tags/educacion-especial

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.