Mississippi Resource List

NFB of Mississippi

Patrina Pendarvis, President
P.O. Box 1515
Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1515
Cell: 601-540-6308
Email: [email protected]

NFB Parents of Blind Children

NOPBC About Us

Wingfield Bouchard, President
Phone: 662-769-2450
Email: [email protected]

Other State Resources

Library Services:

Talking Book Services
Mississippi Library Commission
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39211-6473
Librarian: Shellie Zeigler
Library Code: MS1A
Telephone: 601-432-4111
Toll free (In state): 800-446-0892
Fax: 601-432-4476
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Rehabilitation Services:

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind
1281 Highway 51 North
Madison, Mississippi 39110
Phone: 601-853-5100
Toll Free: 800-443-1000

Children's Services:

State Department of Education
Office of Special Education
Ann Moore, Director
359 North West Street, Suite 301
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Phone: 601-359-3498
Fax: 601-359-1829

NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)

Dan Wenzel, Executive Director
100 East 22nd Street South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Phone: 612-872-0100
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Fax: 612-872-9358
Email: [email protected]

Colorado Center for the Blind

Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Phone: 303-778-1130
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Fax: 303-778-1598
Email: [email protected]

Louisiana Center for the Blind

Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
Email: [email protected]

For more information about blindness, please contact the Jacobus tenBroek Library of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or send an email to [email protected].