Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)

MCB: Serving Individuals Who Are Blind Since 1906

How MCB Works For You

Our Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services help clients with tools, services, skills, and opportunities that can enhance their lives as adults who are legally blind. Learn more about how to maximize your relationship with MCB, from the counselors themselves, and from our clients across Massachusetts.

Contact Us


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


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

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

Videophone (VP) 857-366-4198
Videophone (VP) 413-304-2434
MCB Ombudsman 617-626-7586


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General Inquiries
Registration Inquiries
DeafBlind Extended Supports
Issues & Complaints


Main Fax (617) 626-7512
Central Registry Fax (617) 350-7959

For Eye Reports Only

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Who We Serve

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 community participation.

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

Download a MCB Large Print Brochure for more information. 

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