Atlanta Chapter Resources



Center for the Visually Impaired
739 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 875-9011

Vision Rehabilitation Services
3830 South Cobb Drive
Suite 125
Smyrna, GA 30080
770-432-5457 FAX

Blind and Low Vision Services of North Georgia
3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 432-7280 or 1-800-726-7406

Rehabilitation Services State Office
Suite 510 Sussex Place
148 Andrew Young Int’l Blvd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1751
404-232-3911 TTY

Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VRSST)
1700 Century Circle
Suite 300
Atlanta, Georgia 30345-3020
404-486-6333 TTY
866-489-0001 Toll Free

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (Georgia Department of Education)
Gina Gelinas, Program Manager
1870 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30334

Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia, Inc.
431-C McLendon Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30033
770-270-5957 FAX
770-270-5671 TTY

Emory Eye Center
Susan Primo, O.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.O.
Director Vision & Optical Services

1365-B Clifton Road NE
Atlanta GA 30322
404-778-5820 office
404-778-2020 appointments


National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
1291 Taylor Street NW
Washington, DC 20542
(888) 657-7323
TDD: (202)-707-0714

Georgia Radio Reading Service, Inc.
260 14th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Atlanta Metro Library for Accessible Services
1150 Murphy Avenue, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
800-248-6701Toll Free
Fax: 404-756-4618

National Library Service

Learning Ally
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
800-221-4792 Toll Free


Center for the Visually Impaired
739 West Peachtree St., N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30308

Georgia Department of Veteran Services
Central Office Floyd Veterans
Memorial Building, Suite E-970
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-4800
Low Vision Coordinator Phone:
404-656-5940 Office Phone

Mons International, Inc.
6595 Roswell Road #224
Atlanta, GA 30328
800-541-7903 Toll Free
770-551-8455 FAX

Provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment
800-227-0261 Toll Free
301-608-8912 TTY

Freedom Scientific
877-775-9474 Toll Free

800-722-3393 Toll Free

800-335-7970 Toll Free

Visual Enhancements, Inc.
877-236-7092 Toll Free

Enhanced Vision
888-811-3161 Toll Free



Georgia Blind Sports
Contact: Judy Byrd
Volunteer with Georgia Blind Sports Association
Volunteer Director of Beep Kickball Association
Volunteer Manager of Atlanta Eclipse Beep Baseball Team|



American Foundation for the Blind
1-800-AFB-LINE (232-5463)

Georgia Council of the Blind
770-923-1039 or
Headquarters: 800-424-8666

National Federation of the Blind
NFB of GA: 404-371-1000
(Anil Lewis, President)
Headquarters: 410-659-9314

MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
Serves Dekalb & Fulton Counties
Bus Schedules call 404-848-4711
Mobility Division providing door-to-door transportation call 404-848-5389 to apply

Half-Fare Program
Elderly, Disabled, Medicare
Located at MARTA Headquarters Building
(across from the MARTA Lindbergh Center Station)
2424 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 848-5112

Cobb Community Transit
770-428-1218 Bus Schedules
770-427-2222 Para transit
770-528-5380 Senior Services

Gwinnett County Transit

Lions Club Shuttle Services
Provides transportation within and between metro Atlanta Counties

Permanent Cosmetic Procedures

Patti Pruitt, a forever friend of FFB and Atlanta Chapter board member, along with her husband Tony, made it a mission to identify a beauty spa and paramedic aesthetician in every major city throughout the United States to offer discounts on make-up services for their visually impaired clients. Patti, who is affected by RP, has worked diligently on this project and women all over the country are benefitting from her sensitivity and determination.

The following offer discounts to visually impaired clients:

Christine Zimmerman, owner, CPCP (Board Certified with SPCP)
A Nu Yu Permanent Cosmetics
1100 Boston Post Road
Suite A
Guilford, CT 06437

Professional Permanent Cosmetics
Specializing in hairstroke eyebrows, permanent eyeliner, eye lash and brow tinting
Offers 20% off any procedure or treatment.

Las Vegas Location
46879 West Charleston Blvd, Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89117-1972
(702) 360-4260

Pittsburgh Location
814 Boyce Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017

25% discount to visually impaired women who want and need permanent cosmetics

Sincerely Yours Beauty Salon – located in Las Vegas, Nevada
5300 Overland Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 313-0999
(702) 496-1614
Eyebrow waxing or mustache removal for $5.00
Eyebrow tinting for $5.00
10% discount on regular prices for permanent cosmetic makeup

Elegant Permanent Cosmetics – located in Centerville, OH
offers a 20% discount.
Contact : Linda Merrell
501 Windsor Park Drive
Centerville, Ohio 45459

Lisa Lucas Design
1390 East 9th Street, Suite #160
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3600

Offers 30% discount off of published fees for those who are visually impaired. Services include: eyebrows, lash enhancement, eyeliner, and lip color.

RN Esthetics - The Other Makeup

Offering permanent cosmetic procedures to the visually impaired
Eye Brows, Lips, Eye Liner, Beauty Marks
Applied with Hand precision and Accuracy
Pain Control Available
Discounts taken off of regular pricing (between $175-$350)
Contact: Sylvia Akmakjian BSN; SPCP;CPCP sylvia akmakjian

Suzanne Gooch Permanent Makeup

2829 Bridgeway, Suite 203
Sausalito, CA 94965

Will offer individuals who contact her through the FFB website, a fee of $500 for either a new eyeliner or a new brow procedure. The attached price list gives the details of other services and pricing.

Heidi Lassiter Permanent Cosmetics
8392 Six Forks Rd. Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27615

Essentials Spa & Salon
1705 Berglund Lane
Viera, FL 32940
(with another location in Melbourne, FL)

Fine Lines Studios Permanent Makeup
4743 Narragansett Avenue
San Diego, CA 92107

Offers 50% off of all Permanent Makeup Services for women who are visually impaired. Their specialties are eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip liner w/blending. These services are such a wonderful compliment to any woman, but are so important for women with visual impairment. The services range from $200-$550.

La Pure Day Spa
4930 Davidson Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068

Bob Steele Salon, Inc.
4994 Lower Roswell Rd. Suite 30
Marietta, GA 30068
We have two offers to list on the website:

  • A complimentary brow shaping with the purchase of a cut or color service
  • A complimentary brow tinting with the purchase of a color service

** Mention seeing the offer on the website to redeem** offer will be valid from May 1, 2012- October 31, 2012.

We have the following locations:

  • Atlanta Post Riverside: 4403 Northside Parkway Suite 160, Atlanta, GA 30327
  • Town Center Prado: 2555 Prado Lane Suite 1410, Marietta, GA 30066
  • Alpharetta Windward Parkway: 5530 Windward Parkway Suite 1260, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Contact: Kelly Davis
404.262.9499 ext 317 office
404.514.1995 mobile