STATE VR AGENCIES (Including Territories

BLIND SERVICES AGENCIES

Alabama

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

Commissioner: Jane E Burdeshaw
Phone: (334) 293-7500
Toll-Free: (800) 441-7607
Toll-Free Restrictions: AL residents
Fax: (334) 293-7383

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Alaska

Department of Labor & Workforce Development Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Director: Duane Mayes
Phone: (907) 465-2814
Toll-Free: (800) 478-2815
Fax: (907) 465-2856

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Arizona

Vocational Rehabilitation

RSA Program Administrator: Kristen Mackey
Phone: (602) 542-6295

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AMERICAN SAMOA

Vocational Rehabilitation American Samoa Government

Director: Pete Galea'i

Phone: (684) 699-1371 or (684) 699-4234

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Arkansas

Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Director: Alan McClain

Phone: (501) 296-1600

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Arkansas blind

Division of Services for the Blind

Interim Director: Cassondra Williams

Phone: (501) 682-5463
TTY: (501) 682-0093
Fax: (501) 682-0366

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California

California Department of Rehabilitation

Director: Joe Xavier

Phone: (916) 324-1313
TTY: (916) 558-5807

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Colorado

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Colorado Department of Human Services Administration Office

Director: Kristen Corash

Phone: (303) 866-4150,
Toll-Free: (866) 870-4595
Fax: (303) 866-4905, (303) 866-4908
TTY: (303) 866-4150

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Connecticut blind

Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

Director: Brian Sigman

Phone: (860) 602-4000
Toll-Free: (800) 842-4510
Fax: (860) 602-4020
TTY: (860) 602-4221

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Connecticut

Department of Social Services

Director: David Doukas

Phone: (860) 424-4844
Toll-Free: (800) 537-2549
Fax: (860) 424-4850
Video Phone: (860) 920-7163

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delaware

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Labor

Director: Andrea Guest

Phone: (302) 761-8275
TTY: (302) 761-8275

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Delaware blind

Division for the Visually Impaired Health and Social Services

Director: Elisha Jenkins

Phone: (302) 255-9800
Fax: (302) 255-4441
Fax (eye reports only): (302) 255-9921
TTY: (302) 255-9854

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district of Columbia

District of Columbia Department on Disability Services

Deputy Director: Darryl Evans

Phone: (202) 730-1700
Fax: (202) 730-1843

TTY: (202) 730-1516

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florida

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Education

Director: Allison Flanagan

Phone: (850) 245-3399
Toll-Free: (800) 451-4327
TTY: (850) 245-3399
Fax: (850) 245-3316

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florida blind

Division of Blind Services Department of Education

Director: Robert L. Doyle III

Phone: (850) 245-0300
Toll-Free: (800) 342-1828
Fax: (850) 245-0363

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Georgia

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Executive Director: Shawn Ryan

Phone: (866) 489-0001
TTY: (404) 232-1998
Fax: (404) 232-1800

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Guam

Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID) Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Director: Benito Servino

Phone: (671) 475-4646

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Hawaii

Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Executive Director: Maureen Bates

Phone: (808)-586-4993

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Idaho

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Administrator: Jane Donnellan

Phone:  (208) 334-3390

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Idaho blind

State Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Administrator: Beth Cunningham

Phone: (208) 334-3220
Toll-Free: (800) 542-8688
Fax: (208) 334-2963

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Illinois

Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services

Acting Director: Rahnee Patrick

Toll-Free: (800) 843-6154
TTY: (800) 447-6404

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Indiana

Division of Disability and Rahabilitative Services Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

Director: Theresa Koleszar

Toll-Free: (800) 545-7763
Fax: (317) 232-1240

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Iowa

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services Department of Education

Administrator: David Mitchell

Phone: (515) 281-4211
Fax: (515) 281-7645
TTY: (515) 281-4211

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Iowa blind

Iowa Department for the Blind

Director: Emily Wharton

Phone: (515) 281-1333
Toll-Free: (800) 362-2587
Fax: (515) 281-1263
TTY: (515) 281-1355

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Kansas

Kansas Rehabilitation Services

Director: Michael Donnelly

Phone: 785-368 -7471

Toll-Free: 1-866-213-9079
Fax: 785-368-7467

TTY: 785-368-7478

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Kentucky

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Education Cabinet

Executive Director: Cora McNabb

Phone: (502) 782-3402
Toll-Free: (800) 372-7172

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Louisiana

Rehabilitation Services

Director: Melissa Bayham

Phone: (225) 219-2225
Toll-Free: (800) 737-2958
Fax: (225) 219-2942,  (225) 219-4993

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Maine

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Acting Director: Libby Stone-Sterling

Phone: (225) 219-2225
Toll-Free: (800) 737-2958
Fax: (225) 219-2942,  (225) 219-4993

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Maine Blind

Division for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Acting Director: Brenda G. Drummond

Phone: 207-623-7949

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Maryland

Division of Rehabilitation Services State Department of Education

Director: Scott Dennis

Phone: (410) 554-9442
Toll-Free: (888) 554-0334
Fax: (410) 554-9412
TTY: (410) 554-9411
V.P. 443-453-5981

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Massachusetts 

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

Commissioner: Toni Wolf

Phone: (617) 204-3600
Toll-Free: (800) 245-6543
Fax: (617) 727-1354
TTY: (800) 245-6543

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Massachusetts Blind

Commission for the Blind

Commissioner: David D'Arcangelo

Phone: (617) 727-5550
Toll-Free: (800) 392-6450
Fax: (617) 626-7685
TTY: (800) 392-6556

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Michigan

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

Director: Tina Fullerton

Phone: (517) 373-2062
Toll-Free: (800) 292-4200
Fax: (517) 335-5140
TTY: (888) 864-1212

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Michigan Blind

Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons

Director: William Robinson

Phone: (517) 373-3390
Fax: (517) 335-7277
TTY: (888) 605-6722

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Minnesota

Rehabilitation Services Branch Minnesota Dept. of Employment & Economic Division

Director: Dee Torgerson

Phone:(651)-259-7367 or (651) 259-7114

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Minnesota Blind

State Services for the Blind

Director: Natasha Jerde

Phone: (651) 642-0500
Toll-Free: (800) 652-9000
Fax: (651) 649-5927
TTY: (651) 642-0506

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Mississippi

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Executive Director: Chris Howard

Toll-Free: (800) 443-1000

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Missouri

Vocational Rehabilitation

Commissioner: Timothy Gaines

Phone: (573) 751-3251
Toll-Free: (877) 222-8963
Fax: (573) 751-1441
TTY: (573) 751-0881

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Missouri Blind

State Services for the Blind

Deputy Director: Keith Roderick

Phone: (573) 751-4249
Fax: (573) 751-4984
Toll-Free: 1-800-592-6004

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Montana

Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Public Health and Human Services Disability Transitions Programs

Administrator: Chanda Hermanson-Dudley

Phone: (406) 444-4179
Toll-Free: (877) 296-1197
Fax: (406) 444-3632
TTY: (406) 444-2590

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Nebraska

Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Education

Director: Linda Foley

Phone: (402) 471-3644
Toll-Free: (877) 637-3422
Fax: (402) 471-0788

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Nebraska Blind

NE Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Executive Director: Carlos Servan

Phone: (402) 471-2891
Toll-Free: (877) 809-2419
Fax: (402) 471-3009

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Nevada

Rehabilitation Division

Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

Administrator: Shelley Hendren

Northern Nevada:

Phone: (775) 684-4040
TTY: (775) 684-8400

Southern Nevada: 

Phone: (702) 486-5230
TTY: (702) 486-1018

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New Hampshire

Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Education

Director, Field Services Administrator: Lisa Hinson-Hatz 

Phone: (603) 271-3471
Toll-Free: (800) 299-1647
Fax: (603) 271-7095

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New Jersey

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Assistant Director: Karen Carroll

Phone: 609-292-7318

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New Jersey Blind

Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Acting Executive Director: Dr. Bernice Davis

Phone: (973) 648-3333
Toll-Free: (877) 685-8878

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New Mexico

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Education

Acting Director: Diane Mourning-Brown

Phone: (505) 954-8500 or (505) 954-8562
Toll-Free: (800) 224-7005

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New Mexico Blind

Commission for the Blind

Executive Director: Greg Trapp

Phone: (505)-827-4479

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New York Blind

Commission for the Blind & Visually Handicapped

Director: Brian Daniels

Toll-Free: (866) 871-3000
TTY: (866) 871-6000

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New York

New York State Education Department Vocational & Educational Services for People with Disabilities

Deputy Commissioner: Ceylane Meyers-Ruff

Toll-Free: (800) 222-5627

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North Carolina

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Department of Health and Human Services

Division Director: Kathie Trotter

Toll-Free: (800) 689-9090
Fax: (919) 733-7968
TTY: 919-855-3579
VP: (919) 324-1500

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North Carolina Blind

Division of Services for the Blind

Acting Director: Cynthia Speight

Phone: (919)-527-6704

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North Dakota

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Human Services

Acting Director: Robyn Throlson

Phone: (701) 328-8950
Toll-Free: (800) 755-2745
Fax: (701) 328-8969

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Northern Marianas

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation 

Director: Maryann Borja-Arriola

Phone: (670) 322-6537
Fax: (670) 322-6536
TTY: (670) 322-6449

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Ohio

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Executive Director: Kevin Miller

Phone: (866) 895-0058

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Oklahoma

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Executive Director: Melinda Fruendt

Phone: (405) 951-3400
Toll-Free: (800) 845-8476
TTY: (405) 951-3400 or (800) 845-8476

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Oregon

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Department of Human Services

Acting Administrator: Keith Ozols

Phone: (503) 945-5880
Toll-Free: (877) 277-0513
Fax: (503) 947-5010

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Oregon Blind

State Commission for the Blind

Executive Director: Dacia Johnson, MS, CRC

Phone: (971)-673-1588

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Pennsylvania

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation PA Department of Labor & Industry

Acting Executive Director: Shannon Austin

Phone: (717) 787-5476
Toll-Free: (800) 442-6351
TTY: (717) 787-4885 or (866) 830-7327

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Puerto Rico

Vocational Rehabilitation Administration

Executive Director: Madeline Hernandez Dipini

Phone: (787) 729-0160
Fax: (787) 728-8070
TTY: (787) 268-3735

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Rhode Island

Office of Rehabilitation Services Department of Human Services

Associate Director: Ronald Racine

Phone: (401) 421-7005
TTY: (401) 421-7016

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South Carolina

Vocational Rehabilitation Department

Commissioner: Felicia Johnson

Toll-Free: (800) 832-7526
TTY: (803) 896-6553

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South Carolina Blind

Commission for the Blind

Commissioner: Darline Graham

Phone: (888)-335-5951 or (803)-898-8731

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South Dakota

Division of Rehabilitation Services

Director: Eric Weiss

Phone: (605) 773-3195
Fax: (605) 773-5483

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South Dakota Blind

Services for the Blind

Director: Gaye Mattke

Phone: (605)-773-4644
Toll-free: (800)-265-9684 

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Tennessee

Department of Human Services Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Director: Paula Knisley

Phone: (615) 313-4891
Fax: (615) 741-6508
TTY: (615) 313-5695 or (800) 270-1349

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Texas

Texas Workforce Commission/Blind Services Division Division of Rehabilitation Services

Assistant Commissioner/Director: Cheryl Fuller

Toll-Free: (800) 628-5115
TTY: (866) 581-9328

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Utah

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation

Director: Sarah Brenna

Phone: (801) 538-7530
Toll-Free: (800) 473-7530
Fax: (801) 538-7522
TTY: (801) 538-7530

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Vermont

Vocational Rehabilitation Division Agency of Human Services

Director: Diane Dalmasse

Phone: (802) 241-1455
Toll-Free: (866) 879-6757
TTY: (802) 241-1455

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Vermont Blind

Division of Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired Department of Aging

Director: Fred Jones

Phone: (800)-639=5861

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Virgin Islands

Division of Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Department of Human Services

Director: Sharia Green

Phone: (340) 773-2323 Ext. 2134
Fax: (340) 718-3643
TTY: (340) 776-2043

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Virginia

Department of Rehabilitative Services

Commissioner: Kathryn Hayfield

Phone: (804) 662-7000
Toll-Free: (800) 552-5019
Fax: (804) 662-9532
TTY: (800) 464-9950

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Virginia Blind

Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired

Commissioner: Ray Hopkins

Phone: (804) 371-3151
Toll Free: (800) 622-2155 

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Washington

Division of Vocational Services

Director: Robert "Rob" Hines

Phone: (360) 725-3636
Toll-Free: (800) 637-5627
Fax: (360) 438-8007
TTY: (800) 637-5627 or (360) 725-3636

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Washington Blind

Department of Services for the Blind

Director: Lou Oma Durand

Phone: (800)-552-7103

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West Virginia

Division of Rehabilitation Services

Director: Marijane Waldron

Phone: (304) 356-2060
Toll-Free: (800) 642-8207

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Wisconsin

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Department of Workforce Development

Director: Delora Newton

Phone: (608) 261-0050
Toll-Free: (800) 442-3477
Fax: (608) 266-1133
TTY: (888) 877-5939

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Wyoming

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Department of Workforce Services

Administrator: Nicky Harper

Phone: (307) 777-8650
Fax: (307) 777-5857

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