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Resources for the Blind

Many resources available thru this web site are not city of Scottsdale programs or publications.  The City does not endorse these agencies in any way; they are listed for reference only. 
 

General | Assistive Devices | Education / Materials | Employment | Mobility

 

Also refer to the listing of service providers at:
Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities - www.aappd.com

(Resource and contact information was updated on March 4, 2014.) 

General Services for the Blind

  • Arizona Council of the Blind, Inc.
    3124 E. Roosevelt St. Ste. 4
    Phoenix, AZ 85008
    602-273-1510
  • Arizona DeafBlind Project
    1200 W. Speedway
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    520-770-3680
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Children’s Rehabilitative Services
    KidsCare Office
    801 E. Jefferson, MD 7500
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    Ph.: 602-417-5437
    FAX: 602-257-7016
    In-State Toll Free: 1-877-764-5437 (Outside Maricopa County)
    Out-of-State Toll Free: 1-800-523-0231
  • Arizona Dream Catcher Equestrians
    2946 E. Tepee Street
    Apache Junction, AZ 85219
    480-983-4803
  • AZ State Schools for the Deaf and Blind
    Desert Valleys Regional Cooperative (DVR)
    8055 N. 24th Avenue Suite 103
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    Southeast Regional Cooperative (SER) 
    1200 W. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85745
  • Banner Olive Branch Senior Center
    11250 N. 107th Ave.
    Sun City, AZ 85351
    (623) 974-6797
  • Lions Foundation of Arizona -- Administration Office
    1016 N. 32nd St. Suite 5
    Phoenix AZ 85008
    602-244-9758
  • National Federation of the Blind of Arizona
    Website - www.az.nfb.org 
    888-899-6322
  • Picture ME Foundation, The
    P.O. Box 6343
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    602-316-1221
  • The Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Arizona, Inc.
    (PLAN of AZ)
    5025 E Washington St., Ste 112
    Phoenix, AZ 85034-7438
    http://www.planofaz.org 

Assistive Devices

  • Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    3100 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
    602-273-7411
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Rehabilitation Services Administration Office
    3221 N. 16th street, Suite 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Telephone: (602) 266-6752
    FAX: (602) 250-8580
  • Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
    PO Box 519
    Claremont, CA 91711
    1-800-EYE-DOG-1 or 1-800-393-3641
  • Power Paws Assistance Dogs, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1163
    Scottsdale, AZ 85252
    Phone: 480-945-0754
    Fax: 480-945-0525
    E-mail: abels@aol.com
    www.azpowerpaws.org

     

Education / Materials

  • ACCEL
    10251 N. 35th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051
    602-995-7366
  • Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library
    1030 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
    502-255-5578 or 800-255-5578
  • Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    3100 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
    602-273-7411
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Rehabilitation Services Administration Office
    3221 N. 16th street, Suite 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Telephone: (602) 266-6752
    FAX: (602) 250-8580
  • Arizona Department of Education
    1535 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
    602-542-5393 or 800-352-4558
  • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    1700 W. Washington St. Ste. 200, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    602-542-4035 or 800-255-5841
  • Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind (ASDB) 
    Desert Valleys Regional Cooperative (DVR)
    8055 N. 24th Avenue Suite 103
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
     
    Southeast Regional Cooperative (SER)
    1200 W. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85745 
  • Foundation for Blind Children
    1235 E. Harmont Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    602-331-1470
  • Prevent Blindness America, Arizona Division
    323 W Roosevelt St., Suite 101
    Phoenix, AZ 85003-1360
    1.602.252.5241
    www.pbaaz.org
  • Recorded Recreational Reading for the Blind
    9447 N. 99th Avenue
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    623-933-0985
  • Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic - Arizona Unit
    3627 E. Indian School Rd. Suite 108
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    602-468-9144
    -- Past or current recipient of city of Scottsdale CDBG or Scottsdale Cares funds
  • Sun Sounds of Arizona
    2323 W. 14th St.
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    480-774-8300
    -- Past or current recipient of city of Scottsdale CDBG or Scottsdale Cares funds

 

Employment

  • Arizona Bridge to Independent Living, (ABIL)
    1229 E. Washington St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    602-256-2245 or 800-280-2245
    -- Past or current recipient of city of Scottsdale CDBG or Scottsdale Cares funds
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Rehabilitation Services Administration Office
    3221 N. 16th St. Ste. 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    602-266-6752
  • Foundation for Blind Children
    1235 E. Harmont St., Phoenix, AZ 85020
    602-331-1470
  • Pride Industries
    4939 W RAY RD
    Chandler, AZ 85226-2065
    480-554-2154 or 480-715-6101
    www.enscoplc.com

 

Mobility

  • Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    3100 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
    602-273-7411
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Rehabilitation Services Administration Office
    3221 N. 16th street, Suite 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Telephone: (602) 266-6752
    FAX: (602) 250-8580
  • Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
    PO Box 519
    Claremont, CA 91711
    800-393-3641