Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind


STATE OF CONNECTICUT

 Department of Rehabilitation Services
Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind

 
184 Windsor Avenue

Windsor, Connecticut  06095


Telephone:  860-602-4000

     Toll-Free: 800-842-4510

           Fax:   860-602-4020

           TDD:  860-602-4221

e-mail us at brian.sigman@CT.GOV

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WELCOME TO BESB

About BESB

The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind (BESB), within the Department of Rehabilitation Services  provides resources, comprehensive low vision services, specialized education services, life skills training, case management, and vocational services to individuals of all ages who are legally blind and to children who are visually impaired.

If you are experiencing a vision loss that makes simple daily tasks difficult or impossible, you may be eligible for services  from the Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind (BESB).  Talk to your eye care professional, physician, or a neurologist about submitting an eye report form  to BESB.   

Would you like to help a blind neighbor by driving, shopping, reading, or sorting their mail?  Call the Volunteer Coordinator  at 800-842-4510 for more information and an application.   

EMPLOYERS! --   BESB can offer on-the-job training funds when you hire a BESB job referral candidate. For more information, follow this link Services for Employers .

 

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BESB Departments:

 

 

* Services for Children

* Independent Living Services

* Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation

* BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM

 

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