DBVI Brochure

If you’re blind or visually impaired and would like to see the possibilities…

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Becoming empowered to change your future… Requires self awareness of skills and abilities, knowing what your options are, and a willingness to work toward a realistic goal. Having the tools you need, knowing how to use them, and being prepared to take the necessary steps, will allow you to fulfill your potential.

When it’s all about independence:

Learn to take care of yourself and function effectively at home, in school, at work, or at play. How does it work? Everyone’s circumstances are different. Individuals meet with a counselor to identify goals - and together, develop and implement a plan.

Services vary according to need:

Whether it’s to get an education, train for employment, get or keep a job, or maintain independence in your home, your efforts combined with available services will help you succeed in reducing the limitations that result from a loss of vision.

We offer:

  • Counseling and guidance
  • Assessment of skills, interests, and abilities
  • Transition services for students
  • Technology
  • Low vision services
  • Orientation & mobility services
  • Rehabilitation training

When it’s all about jobs, jobs, jobs:

DBVI offers vocational counseling, coordination of services, and assistance with access to programs to help you secure and maintain employment.

DBVI provides:

  • Career Exploration
  • Vocational Training
  • Post-secondary education
  • Adaptive equipment and technology
  • Job seeking skills
  • Employer assistance
  • Small business development
  • Job placement services

For more information, contact:

1-888-405-5005
Email: dbvi-info@vermont.gov
Web: www.dbvi.vermont.gov

Working together to achieve your goals…
DBVI - Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
State of Vermont

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Fred Jones, Division Director
HC 2 South, 280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-2050
Toll Free in Vermont: 1-888-405-5005
Voice: (802) 241-0328
Fax: (802) 241-0341
For Telecommunications Relay Service: Dial 711

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This is a Division of the
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
under the Agency of Human Services