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West Virginia Resource List

NFB of West Virginia

Charlene Smyth, President
401 E. Olive Street, Apt. 1-A
Bridgeport, West Virginia 26330
Cell: 304-841-1111
Email: cs.nfbwv@frontier.com
Website: http://www.nfbwv.org/

NFB Parents of Blind Children

For local information, please contact the state president.

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Kim Cunningham, President
Phone: 713-501-9659
Email: kim@tpobc.org
Website: http://nopbc.org/

Other State Resources

Library Services:

West Virginia Library Commission-Special Services Libraries
Blind and Physically Handicapped Services
Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305-0620
Librarian: Donna B Calvert
Library Code: WV1A
Telephone: 304-558-4061
Toll free (In state): 800-642-8674
Fax: 304-558-6016
Email: talkbks@wvlc.lib.wv.us or donna.b.calvert@wv.gov
Website: http://www.librarycommission.wv.gov/services/specialservices/pages/default.aspx

Rehabilitation Services:

West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts
West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services
107 Capitol Street
Post Office Box 50890
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0890
Phone: 304-356-2060
Toll Free: 800-642-8207

Children's Services:

West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Special Programs
Susan Beck, Assistant Director, Special Education Results
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6, Room 304
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
Toll-Free: 800-642-8541
Phone: 304-558-2696
Fax: 304-558-3741
Website: http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/

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.