The Kentucky Office for the Blind assists individuals who are blind and visually impaired to obtain and maintain employment and to live independently in their communities. We provide vocational rehabilitation and independent living services for individuals giving them opportunities to lead productive and independent lives.
We carry out our mission “to provide opportunities for employment and independence to individuals with visual disabilities” through our programs with qualified rehabilitation staff from our ten field offices across the state serving all 120 counties. We recognize that in carrying out this mission it is crucial to provide individualized services to eligible persons who are blind and visually impaired.
Some of the services we provide may include, but are not limited to:
- Vocational Counseling and Guidance
- Assessment Services
- Referrals and Assistance to other agencies
- Job search and Placement
- Vocational and Other Training programs
- Physical and Mental Restoration
- Orientation and Mobility Services
- Assistive Technology
- Independent Living Services
- Bioptic Driving