When to refer to DBVI / VABVI:
When an individual presents with any of these issues related to their vision loss:
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.