Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

American Foundation for the Blind

1401 South Clark Street
Arlington, VA 22202

(800) 232-5463



American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) provides information and referrals regarding services for the blind. AFB is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss. Priorities include broadening access to technology; elevating the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing relevant and timely resources. AFB maintains a strong presence in Washington, DC, to work on ensuring the rights and interests of people with vision loss. The website provides a Spanish link.

Primary Services:

  • Assistive Technology Information  [Show Definition Details]

  • Legislative Advocacy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Specialized Information and Referral  [Show Definition Details]

  • Voluntary Health Organizations  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Intake Process:

Call for information or view website.

Program Fees:



English and Spanish, on some days, also a link is available on the website.


People affected by vision loss.

Handicap Accessible?


Is Shelter?


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