DOE, Division of Blind Services, District 2

Address

3900 Commonwealth Blvd
Douglas Bldg, Ste 253
Tallahassee, FL 32399

(800) 672-1436

http://dbs.myflorida.com

AKA:

DOE/DBS

Description:

*Services to blind or visually impaired persons, or those with an illness which could cause blindness
*Children birth to 5: parent education, counseling, mobility training, social, sensory and cognitive development
*School age children: family counseling, case management, educational experience and information
*Youth at least 14: school to work programs involving daily living skills, self advocacy, work experience, and assistive technology
*Adults (18-65): rehabilitation, counseling, medical eye assistance, vocational rehabilitation and job placement
*Seniors (65+): non-vocational rehabilitation, counseling and daily living skills training
*Some services based on economic need
*Braille and Talking Book Library services available
*Referrals to community services when available

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

May 18, 2020

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3900 Commonwealth Blvd
Douglas Bldg, Ste 253
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Mailing

3900 Commonwealth Blvd
Douglas Bldg, Ste 253
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Toll-Free Number

(800) 672-1436

2. Other Number

(850) 245-0370

Eye Care

Description

*Services to blind or visually impaired persons, or those with an illness which could cause blindness
*Children birth to 5: parent education, counseling, mobility training, social, sensory and cognitive development
*School age children: family counseling, case management, educational experience and information
*Youth at least 14: school to work programs involving daily living skills, self advocacy, work experience, and assistive technology
*Adults (18-65): rehabilitation, counseling, medical eye assistance, vocational rehabilitation and job placement
*Seniors (65+): non-vocational rehabilitation, counseling and daily living skills training
*Some services based on economic need
*Braille and Talking Book Library services available
*Referrals to community services when available

Hours

8am-5pm, M-F

Required Documents

Eye Report (preferred)

Eligibility

Available to visually impaired/ blind persons

Fees

Call, None for most services

Intake Procedure

Call or walk in, or be referred by physician or other community agency

Languages

English, Spanish

Service Area

Franklin County, Gadsden County, Hamilton County, Jefferson County, Lafayette County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Suwannee County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Hamilton County
          • Jefferson County
            • Lafayette County
              • Leon County
                • Liberty County
                  • Madison County
                    • Suwannee County
                      • Taylor County
                        • Wakulla County
                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LV-2400) and related services within the Service Tree.
                        Health/Disability Related Counseling

                        Description

                        *Services to blind or visually impaired persons, or those with an illness which could cause blindness
                        *Children birth to 5: parent education, counseling, mobility training, social, sensory and cognitive development
                        *School age children: family counseling, case management, educational experience and information
                        *Youth at least 14: school to work programs involving daily living skills, self advocacy, work experience, and assistive technology
                        *Adults (18-65): rehabilitation, counseling, medical eye assistance, vocational rehabilitation and job placement
                        *Seniors (65+): non-vocational rehabilitation, counseling and daily living skills training
                        *Some services based on economic need
                        *Braille and Talking Book Library services available
                        *Referrals to community services when available

                        Hours

                        8am-5pm, M-F

                        Required Documents

                        Eye Report (preferred)

                        Eligibility

                        Available to visually impaired/ blind persons

                        Fees

                        Call, None for most services

                        Intake Procedure

                        Call or walk in, or be referred by physician or other community agency

                        Languages

                        English, Spanish

                        Service Area

                        Franklin County, Gadsden County, Hamilton County, Jefferson County, Lafayette County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Suwannee County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                        Geography Served

                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                        • Florida
                          • Franklin County
                            • Gadsden County
                              • Hamilton County
                                • Jefferson County
                                  • Lafayette County
                                    • Leon County
                                      • Liberty County
                                        • Madison County
                                          • Suwannee County
                                            • Taylor County
                                              • Wakulla County
                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-300) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                              Vocational Rehabilitation

                                              Description

                                              *Services to blind or visually impaired persons, or those with an illness which could cause blindness
                                              *Children birth to 5: parent education, counseling, mobility training, social, sensory and cognitive development
                                              *School age children: family counseling, case management, educational experience and information
                                              *Youth at least 14: school to work programs involving daily living skills, self advocacy, work experience, and assistive technology
                                              *Adults (18-65): rehabilitation, counseling, medical eye assistance, vocational rehabilitation and job placement
                                              *Seniors (65+): non-vocational rehabilitation, counseling and daily living skills training
                                              *Some services based on economic need
                                              *Braille and Talking Book Library services available
                                              *Referrals to community services when available

                                              Hours

                                              8am-5pm, M-F

                                              Required Documents

                                              Eye Report (preferred)

                                              Eligibility

                                              Available to visually impaired/ blind persons

                                              Fees

                                              Call, None for most services

                                              Intake Procedure

                                              Call or walk in, or be referred by physician or other community agency

                                              Languages

                                              English, Spanish

                                              Service Area

                                              Franklin County, Gadsden County, Hamilton County, Jefferson County, Lafayette County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Suwannee County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                              Geography Served

                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                              • Florida
                                                • Franklin County
                                                  • Gadsden County
                                                    • Hamilton County
                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                        • Lafayette County
                                                          • Leon County
                                                            • Liberty County
                                                              • Madison County
                                                                • Suwannee County
                                                                  • Taylor County
                                                                    • Wakulla County
                                                                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-9000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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