Washington Resource List

NFB of Washington

Marci Carpenter, President
3200 California Avenue, S.W.
Apartment 35
Seattle, Washington 98116-3361
Cell: 206-604-5507
Web site:

NFB Parents of Blind Children

Denise Mackenstadt, Parent Contact
Phone: 206-419-9555

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
2021 9th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121-2783
Phone: 206-615-0400
Toll Free: 800-542-0866

Rehabilitation Services:

Washington State Department of Services for the Blind
4565 7th Avenue SE
Lacey, Washington 98504-0933
Phone: 360-725-3830
Toll Free: 800-552-7103

Children's Services:

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Special Education Section
Douglas Gill, Director
Post Office Box 47200
Old Capitol Building
600 Washington Street S.E.
Olympia, Washington 98504-0001
Phone: 360-725-6075
TTY: 360-586-0126
Fax: 360-586-0247
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