Charlotte Chapter Resources

BLIND SERVICES

Division of Services for the Blind
Charlotte District Office

5855 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28212-8843
704- 563-4168 Voice/TTY
704- 563-4114 FAX
800- 422-1895 Toll Free
www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dsb

North Carolina Assistive Technology Project
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27609-7322
919- 850-2787

NC Department of Health & Human Services
CARE Line

2012 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2012
919-855-4400 CARE-LINE
800-662-7030 Toll Free/CARE-LINE
919-773-4851 TTY
877-452-2514 Toll Free/TTY

Metrolina Association for the Blind
704 Louise Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-372-3870
www.mabnc.org

Disability Rights and Resources
5801 Executive Center Drive, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28212
704-537-0550 Voice/TTY
800-755-5749 Toll Free
www.disability-rights.org

North Carolina Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
8000 Wesley Farm Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616
919-266-6119

Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
1841 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC 27635
919-733-4376
888-388-2460 Toll Free
919-733-1462 TDD
nclbph@ncdcr.gov
http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph

The Governor Morehead School
303 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27606
919-733-6192
Outreach Services:
919-715-4257
919-715-4342
800-532-3937
www.governormorehead.net


RADIO READING
SERVICES AND TALKING BOOKS

CRIS-Charlotte Readers Information Service
P.O. Box 1904
Huntersville NC 28070-1904
704-875-0040
www.cris-nc.org

Southeastern North Carolina Radio Reading Service
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
910- 486-7007

Triangle Radio Reading Service
211 E. Six Forks Road
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27609-7743
919-832-5138

National Library Service
www.loc.gov/nls
www.ebooks.com
www.bookshare.org


Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
800-803-7201
www.rfbd.org

LOW VISION
REHABILITATION, TECHNOLOGY &
MOBILITY

AbleData
Provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment

800-227-0261 Toll Free
301-608-8998
301-608-8912 TTY
www.abledata.com

Freedom Scientific
877-775-9474 Toll Free
www.freedomscientific.com

Humanware
800-722-3393 Toll Free
us.info@humanware.com
www.humanware.com

Optelec
800-335-7970 Toll Free
www.shoplowvision.com

Visual Enhancements
877-236-7092 Toll Free
www.visualenhancements.com

Enhanced Vision
888-811-3161 Toll Free
www.enhancedvision.com

OTHER RESOURCES

American Foundation for the Blind
1-800-AFB-LINE (232-5463)
Email: afbinfo@afb.net
www.afb.org

North Carolina Council of the Blind
408 Ward Street
Graham, NC 27253
800-344-7113
nccb2020@bellsouth.net

North Carolina Federation for the Blind
NFB of North Carolina
18 Sandon Drive
Asheville, NC 28804
828-505-0299
ghraynfbofnc@charter.net
www.nfbofnc.com

SoutheasternGuide Dogs, Inc.
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221
941-729-5665
800-944-DOGS (3647) Toll Free
www.guidedogs.org

Charlotte AreaTransit System (CAT)
Special Transportation Service:
704- 336-2637
Certification Coordinator:
704- 336-5055
CATS Customer Service:
704- 336-RIDE
704-336-5051 TTD

Lion's Services, Inc.
4600 A North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28213
704-921-1527
www.lionsservices.org

Mecklenburg County Social Worker for the Blind
Carol Farley

5855 Executive Center Drive,
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28212-8843
(704) 563-4168