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Utah Council of the Blind

Address

250 North 1950 West Rm 246 Ste B
Utah State Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

(801) 520-3766

utahcounciloftheblind.org

Description:

Volunteers and staff assist people with blindness and visual impairment to be more independent and active in their communities through transportation services, socialization and support, education, information, advocacy, instruction, training, mobility aids, transcription, parenting programs, disability rights groups, volunteer opportunities, support groups, tuition assistance, and referral services.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Hours:

W 12 noon !€“ 3:30 pm

Date of Official Change:

December 14, 2021

Address Listings

Mailing

PO BOX 1415
Bountiful, UT 84011

Physical (Primary)

250 North 1950 West Rm 246 Ste B
Utah State Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Contacts

Anna Jeffery

President

(801) 245-9264

Kira Larkin

Braille Committee Chair

(801) 898-5472

Maurice Bowman

Teacher

(801) 259-6936

Volunteer Line

(801) 299-0670

Phone Numbers

Main

(801) 520-3766

Fax

(801) 292-6046

Toll Free

(800) 273-4569

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Programs to address the challenges faced by Utah's blind and visually impaired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Hours

W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

Fees

Vary

Intake Procedure

Call for information or visit the website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

Languages

Spanish

Geography Served

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    Description

    Ceramics classes for people who are blind or visually impaired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

    Hours

    W 10 am - 2 pm

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Must be legally blind

    Fees

    $2 plus cost of materials

    Intake Procedure

    Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

    Geography Served

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      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PL-7400.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Training in Blindness Skills. In home training from teacher/trainer teams to learn all blindness skills. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

      Hours

      W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

      Fees

      Vary

      Intake Procedure

      Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

      Languages

      Spanish

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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        Description

        Auto donations are accepted to support programs of blind and visually impaired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Hours

        W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

        Required Documents

        Vehicle title

        Eligibility

        No restrictions

        Fees

        No cost

        Intake Procedure

        By phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

        Languages

        Spanish

        Geography Served

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          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.9000-050) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Basic mobility instruction and the use of the white cane available. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

          Hours

          W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

          Fees

          Vary

          Intake Procedure

          Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

          Languages

          Spanish

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600.5000-100) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Transcription of print into braille for personal use. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

            Hours

            W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

            Required Documents

            None

            Eligibility

            Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

            Fees

            Vary

            Intake Procedure

            Email Braille Committee Charir. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

            Languages

            Spanish

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-3500.1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Programs to address the challenges faced by Utah's blind and visually impaired. Mentoring available. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

              Hours

              W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

              Required Documents

              None

              Eligibility

              Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

              Fees

              Vary

              Intake Procedure

              Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

              Languages

              Spanish

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-6100.1700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                Provide cab coupon books to blind and visually impaired individuals at a discount in cities throughout the state. Also pays mileage to drivers for blind members under driver/guide transportation program. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                Hours

                W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                Required Documents

                None

                Eligibility

                Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

                Fees

                Vary

                Intake Procedure

                Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                Languages

                Spanish

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • Utah
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BT-4500.6500-170) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Programs to address the challenges faced by Utah's blind and visually impaired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                  Hours

                  W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                  Required Documents

                  None

                  Eligibility

                  Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

                  Fees

                  Vary

                  Intake Procedure

                  Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                  Languages

                  Spanish

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Utah
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1600.3100-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Volunteers needed for various services. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                    Hours

                    Hours vary.

                    Required Documents

                    Volunteer form

                    Eligibility

                    Volunteers must be screened and approved before participation.

                    Fees

                    No cost

                    Intake Procedure

                    Must call before eligible and complete a volunteer form, available online. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                    Languages

                    Spanish

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                      Contact

                      Name:
                      Volunteer Line
                      Phone:
                      801-299-0670
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                      Description

                      Provides monthly social, recreational, and educational activities for members and any other interested parties. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                      Hours

                      Days and hours vary; call or visit website.

                      Required Documents

                      None

                      Eligibility

                      Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

                      Fees

                      Vary

                      Intake Procedure

                      Apply by phone or on the website. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                      Languages

                      Spanish

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                      • Utah
                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PS-8000.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                        Description

                        Provides monthly social, recreational, and educational activities for members and any other interested parties. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                        Hours

                        W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                        Required Documents

                        None

                        Eligibility

                        Must be legally blind. Membership required for some programs.

                        Fees

                        Vary

                        Intake Procedure

                        Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                        Languages

                        Spanish

                        Geography Served

                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                        • Utah
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Act as advocates for individual members and the blind and visually impaired population in general. Educate members and interested others in the advocacy process. Provides information and referral services as requested, and provide speakers and presenters when desired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                          Hours

                          W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                          Required Documents

                          None

                          Eligibility

                          No restrictions

                          Fees

                          Vary

                          Intake Procedure

                          Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                          Languages

                          Spanish

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                            Description

                            Maintains an informational WATS line, The Utah Connection, and a monthly publication in accessible formats. Provide information and referral services as requested, and provide speakers and presenters when desired. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                            Hours

                            W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                            Required Documents

                            None

                            Eligibility

                            No restrictions

                            Fees

                            Vary

                            Intake Procedure

                            Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                            Languages

                            Spanish

                            Geography Served

                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-3000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Description

                              Provides scholarships for qualified blind students. COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                              Hours

                              W 12 noon – 3:30 pm

                              Required Documents

                              None

                              Eligibility

                              Must be legally blind. Membership required.

                              Fees

                              Vary

                              Intake Procedure

                              Apply by phone COVID-19 UPDATE: Call before coming, and a volunteer will be present. Following all CDC and State guidelines.

                              Languages

                              Spanish

                              Geography Served

                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                                Telephone Numbers

                                Number:
                                801-520-3766
                                Name:
                                Main
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