Employment

About Us

The Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI) was established in 1927 and is a part of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living , housed within the Agency of Human Services. DBVI is committed to providing statewide services to Vermonters whose visual disabilities create significant barriers to obtaining or maintaining employment and living independently. DBVI is the designated state unit to provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I receive help looking for work?

DBVI can offer: Vocational guidance & counseling, vocational assessments, job development & job search assistance. Evaluation of job accommodation needs, work experience, on the job training, adaptive equipment, adaptive aids, education and training as needed. Assistance with uninsured health related expenses, which relate to your disability and impact your ability to achieve your goals. DBVI works in partnership with you, to inform you, support your choices and facilitate your ability to achieve your goals.

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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.

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Contact Us

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