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Virginia Resource List

NFB of Virginia

Tracy Soforenko, President
1511 N. Jackson Street
Arlington, Virginia  22201
Phone: 202-285-4595
Email: tracy.soforenko@gmail.com
Website: http://www.nfbv.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Zina Lewis, President
Virginia Parents of Blind Children
Phone: 757-535-8232
Email: ztl375@hotmail.com

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Virginia Library and Resource Center
Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
395 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227-3633
Librarian: Barbara N. McCarthy
Library Code: VA1A
Telephone: 804-371-3661, extension 135
Toll free (In state): 800-552-7015
Fax: 804-371-3328
Email: barbara.mccarthy@dbvi.virginia.gov
Website: http://www.vdbvi.org/library_resourcecenter.htm

Rehabilitation Services:

Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Melody Roane, Director
401 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227-3600
Phone: 804-371-3323

All Services:

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Raymond E. Hopkins, Commissioner
397 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227-3600
Phone: 804-371-3145
Toll Free: 800-622-2155 (within Virginia)

Children's Services:

Division of Special Education and Student Services
John Eisenberg, Assistant Superintendent
Post Office Box 2120
Richmond, Virginia 23218
Phone: 804-786-8079
Fax: 804-692-3163
Website: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/

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
Email: info@blindinc.org
Website: 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
Email: jdeden@cocenter.org
Website: 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
Email: pallen@louisianacenter.org
Website: www.louisianacenter.org

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 jtblibrary@nfb.org.