Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

Career Counseling

Help with finding a new career


Job counseling and guidance for people who want to find a career that matches their interests and abilities

Additional Information

If you have a significant vision loss that makes it hard for you to get and keep a job, you may be eligible for a variety of counseling, training, job skills, and job placement services.

Counselors work with you to determine which services you will need to reach your job goal.

Counselors who know about vision loss and understand workplace demands will help you choose which options are the best for you.


  • Area Served by County
    • Beltrami County
    • Cass County
    • Clearwater County
    • Hubbard County
    • Kittson County
    • Koochiching County
    • Lake of the Woods County
    • Mahnomen County
    • Marshall County
    • Norman County
    • Pennington County
    • Polk County
    • Red Lake County
    • Roseau County
  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired


Eligibility is determined based on several criteria, the first of which is a significant vision loss.


616 America Ave NW, Ste 230, Bemidji, MN, 56601

Area Served

Northwestern Minnesota

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-333-8206
  • Toll Free: 888-234-1257




Other Locations

Other Services at this Location

  • Vision Loss Services Provides direct support services to blind or deaf-blind people to help them live as independently as possible

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