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Blinded Veterans Association - BVA

Organization URL(s)

www.bva.org/
BVA@bva.org

Other Contact Information

477 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2694
1-800-669-7079 (Voice - Toll-free)
202-371-8880 (Voice)
202-530-9285 (Voice)
215-381-3066 (Voice)
303-914-5831 (Voice)
310-235-6125 (Voice)
404-929-5338 (Voice)
414-382-5123 (Voice)
559-228-5316 (Voice)
202-371-8258 (FAX)

Description

The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA), founded in 1945, promotes the welfare of blind and visually impaired veterans. BVA helps veterans become oriented and readjusted to blindness and obtain vocational training, informs them of benefits and of the latest technical aids and developments in the field, and represents them at the national level. A field service program provides counseling to blinded and visually impaired veterans regarding their rights; explains benefits available from Federal, State, and local agencies; and provides assistance in obtaining benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). BVA's hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and voice mail is available 24 hours.There are 53 regional groups.

Print Resources

Three different pamphlets about the organization are available on request. Serial publication: BVA Bulletin, four times per year--available in large type; BVA members also receive a cassette edition.

field service representatives

Region I - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont.
Region II - Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia
Region III - Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Missippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida
Region IV - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin
Region V - Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming
Region VI-A - Alaska, Arizona, California (Northern), Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Washington
Region VI-B - California (Southern), Nevada, Oregon

Review Date

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009