Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

Vision Loss Services

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


Blind or visually impaired support services involve direct support to people who are blind, deaf-blind, or those with low vision. Program focuses on teaching Independent Living Skills (ILS) to people with a visual impairment.

Additional Information

Offers help to individuals who have new blindness. deaf-blindness or visual disabilities. Adjustment to Blindness Training refers to training opportunities which teach an individual with a vision loss the skills necessary to work competitively and live independently.

Training includes:

  • Skills to help you travel and get where you need to go
  • Learning to access printed materials with computer equipment and/or braille
  • Tools and techniques to take on all the challenges of daily life
  • Gaining confidence to live successfully and pursue personal and professional goals


  • Area Served by County
    • Anoka County
    • Carver County
    • Dakota County
    • Hennepin County
    • Ramsey County
    • Scott County
    • Washington County
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources
  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired


2200 University Ave W, Ste 240, St. Paul, MN, 55114

Area Served

Twin Cities Metro area

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 651-539-2300
  • Toll Free: 800-652-9000




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