A man working at a desk using a tablet. Another man is instructing him on the use of the wireless braille display.

CHALLENGE

Employment | Youth Services | Independent Living | Business Support

A man working at a desk using a tablet. Another man is instructing him on the use of the wireless braille display.

CHOICE

Employment | Youth Services | Independent Living | Business Support

A woman sitting at her desk in an office. She is using a computer with a braille display.

CAREERS

Employment | Youth Services | Independent Living | Business Support

Three children smiling as they talk.

CONFIDENCE

Employment | Youth Services | Independent Living | Business Support

Washington State Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) provides services for people of all ages who are blind or have low vision in the state of Washington. The agency provides services to more than 2,800 Washington State Residents to help them gain or retain employment.

Independence, Inclusion, and Economic Vitality for individuals with a visual disability.

Services

Washington State's Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) provides "one front door" for people of all ages who are blind or have low vision in Washington state.

Vocational Rehabilitation – Providing tools to gain, retain, and build successful careers.

Youth Services – Helping children and young people prepare for prosperous futures.

Independent Living – Empowering people to thrive in their homes and communities.

Business Engagement – Resources for businesses of all sizes to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Self-Referral Form – Request services for yourself or a loved one.

Patient Referral Form for Physicians

Resources

Information and tips to help people with vision loss learn to develop the skills and abilities to live their fullest lives; resources and support for families and friends of people who are blind or have low vision; and procedures and guidelines for businesses and employers to maximize organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion and improve hiring, retention, and the bottom line.

Blind Awareness – information and tips on blindness awareness and etiquette.

Skills of Blindness – Adaptive skills enabling independence and success in the home, in school, on the job, and in the community.

Videos & Webinars – Videos and media about DSB services and programs.

Register to Vote – Voter registration information and links.