The following is a resource guide to programs and agencies serving the blind/visually impaired community in Delaware. This section is under constant development, so please stop back often to check for any changes or additions. If you know of a resource we've overlooked, please send us a note or call us at 994-9435. If you are looking for a service or resource not listed here, you may want to try contacting the Delaware HelpLine, which is a free online service providing  information on state government agencies and referrals to community resources. The contact information is:
Phone: 1.800.464.4357


The Division For The Visually Impaired (DVI) is Delaware's state agency serving blind and visually impaired children and adults. The agency provides orientation and mobility services (O&M), educational support services for children, independent living training, vocational rehabilitation and other services. Contact information:
Robert Goodhart, Acting Director
1901 N. DuPont Highway, Biggs Bldg.
New Castle, DE 19720
302-577-4730; FAX: 302-577-4758 



The Delaware Association For The Blind (DAB) offers recreational activities for blind/visually impaired children and adults including summer camps, trips to museums, dinner theaters and other places, craft classes, Bingo and other activities with door-to-door transportation provided. The Association also operates a store which sells large print, braille and tactile products for blind/visually impaired individuals , and provides a peer support group for those experiencing vision loss. DAB also runs a taping program which records, and distributes free of charge, material from national and local print publications. These are just a few of the services this organization provides. DAB often works closely with DVI. You can also contact DAB at:
Delaware Association for the Blind
800 West St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Store and Administrative Office - (302) - 655 - 2111
or (888) - 777 - 3925
Peer Support Program - (302) - 654 - 1376
Fax - (302) - 655 - 1442


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