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Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) for the Blind 

MCB offers comprehensive VR services to eligible and interested consumers who want to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or other useful occupation.

Social Rehabilitation (SR) 

SR services are provided for MCB consumers who need assistance to become more independent.

Deaf Blind Extended Supports (DBES) Unit 

DBES provides services to consumers who are deaf blind and or legally blind with cognitive issues, via counselors who are skilled in the basic use of American Sign Language (ASL) and or a variety of alternate communication methods.

Eligibility for MCB Services 

Learn about the eligibility requirements to access services offered by MCB.

Benefits for individuals who are legally blind 

Once you are registered with MCB, you are eligible for several benefits.

MCB Support Services 

MCB’s support services include Assistive Technology (AT), Orientation and Mobility (O&M), and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy.

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Public Records 

MCB has a designated RAO who will receive and respond to your public records requests.

Access MCB Resource Library including laws relating to MCB 

Here you can access important documents like annual reports, publications, and state plans.

MCB Registration Process 

Consumers and family members can learn about the MCB registration process. Additionally, eye care providers can learn how to submit a patient's most recent eye examination to MCB.

Blindness Registry 

MCB developed a web-based reporting application that allows optometrists and ophthalmologists from all over the state to complete and submit the agency’s Mandatory Report of Legal Blindness form online.