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Florida Council of the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Florida Council of the Blind
20330 NE 20th Ct.
Miami, FL 33179
(305) 692-9206 (Local)
(800) 267-4448 (Toll-Free)
floridacouncil@comcast.net
http://www.fcb.org/

Brief Description

The Florida Council of the Blind (FCB), a state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB), is a statewide organization of blind people working to make life better through public education, legislative actions, and providing a statewide information and referral service through Project Insight.

FCB is also an organization designed to provide resources to the Visually Impaired community. We offer educational, social, and economic opportunities specific to the needs of blind individuals.

Hours of operation: Monday through friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Geographic area served: Florida

Staff

Paul Edwards, President, edwpaul@bellsouth.net

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Provides information on programs and services in the blindness field and laws affecting blind persons. We have chapters throughout Florida in some cities which meet once a month and do things in their communities. If you are interested in visiting a chapter please visit our web site.

Services for Children

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on programs and services in the blindness field and laws affecting blind persons.
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