Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)

MCB serves individuals in Massachusetts who are legally blind by providing access to employment opportunities and social rehabilitation with the goal of increasing independence and self-determination.

Current Initiatives at MCB

Virtual Blindness Registry: 

Research Study:

MCB is conducting a study called VR Programs and Services Return on Investment, which will measure the effectiveness and impact of our programs and services. We are looking forward to letting you all know how the work we do positively impacts people who are blind or visually impaired every day. Stay tuned for how you may be able to help, or email MCB-VR@mass.gov for more information. 

Request a Certificate of Blindness or MCB ID 

Contact Us

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Address

MAIN OFFICE
600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
Western Massachusetts - Region 1 (413-781-1290)
436 Dwight Street, Room 109, Springfield, MA 01103

Phone

Toll Free (800) 392-6450
Central Registration (617) 626-7415

For Certificates of Blindness, ID cards, Registration Status, etc.

Fax

Fax (617) 626-7685

Who we serve

MCB services individuals in Massachusetts who are legally blind by providing access to employment opportunities and social rehabilitation with the goal of increasing independence and self-determination.

Our MCB community consists of many partners across the Commonwealth who are committed to our shared mission of service. We are grateful for the support of our stakeholders.

Massachusetts Blindness Resources: MCB Stakeholder Resource Guide

Find Your MCB Regional Contact by City and Town: MCB List of Cities and Towns by Region

Mail Donations to MCB Chief Financial Officer, 600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111. 

Recent news & announcements from Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

  • News

    AN ARTIST WITH VISION: THE BILL PORTER STORY 

    6/22/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

  • News

    MRS. MAGOO WORKS FOR YOU: THE KATIE SHANNON STORY 

    5/18/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

  • News

    THE MARY CONNOR STORY: ATTITUDE IS GRATITUDE 

    4/14/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

  • News

    CONDUIT FOR CHANGE: THE PAT REGAN STORY  

    3/25/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

  • News

    A SUCCESS WHEREVER SHE GOES: THE ELANA REGAN STORY 

    3/03/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

  • News

    FROM TRAUMA SURVIVOR TO ADVOCATE: THE AMBER WARD STORY 

    2/01/2021 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

    At MCB, we recognize the achievements of the people we serve. The stories here celebrate individuals who strive to live independently in order to give back to their families, friends, community, and world.

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