Our mission is to provide quality individualized vocational rehabilitation services, independent living services and prevention-of-blindness services to consumers who are blind and visually impaired leading to competitive employment and social and economic independence.


Our goal is to become a national model vocational rehabilitation agency for people who are blind and visually impaired, demonstrating quality services, accountability, innovation, effectiveness and efficiency.


Our values guide all of our decisions and efforts.

  1. We value the abilities, dignity and potential of people who are blind and visually impaired.
  2. We value compassionate, professional and committed staff.
  3. We value progressive, effective leadership.
  4. We value human, fiscal and informational resources.
  5. We value the support of the community, the General Assembly, the governor and the federal government.
  6. We value employer partners who are receptive to training and employing our consumers.
  7. We value collaboration with other training and community-based programs.