Older Blind/Project Independence
The GVRA’s program for Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB), known as Project Independence, is federally funded to provide independent living services to people aged 55 and older who are visually impaired.
Participants learn new strategies for accomplishing daily tasks and interacting with their family and community. They are given support, advocacy, information and referral, cross-disability peer counseling as well as:
- Daily Living Skills Training
- Orientation and Mobility Training
- Assistive Technology Training
- Support Groups
The GVRA outsources OIB services to independent living centers and other qualifying agencies throughout the state. These provider agencies include: