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Present Duties

Through a state- federal partnership under the Rehabilitation Act, the Commission for the Blind assists blind Oregonians toward full inclusion in society. The commission provides a wide range of individualized services to legally blind Oregonians so that they may prepare for and secure employment. The commission also provides training for blind citizens to maximize their ability to live independently in their homes and communities.


Contact Information

Mailing Address: 535 SE 12th, Portland 97214-2488
Telephone: 971-673-1588, 1-888-202-5463; TTY: 971-673-1577
Fax: 503-234-7468
General E-mail:
Contact: Dacia Johnson, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Dacia Johnson
Records Officer E-mail: Dacia Johnson
Staff Directory from
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 346.110–346.270
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog