MA Directory of Agencies

Produced by:

Perkins Library
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
617-972-7240 or 1-800-852-3133
Fax: 617-972-7363
TTY: 617-972-7690

This publication was originally developed by the Interagency Committee on Vision and Aging (ICVA) to assist consumers and professionals in locating services for persons who are blind or visually impaired in Massachusetts.

Single copies of this publication in braille, large print or electronic formats are available at no cost from the Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library. For pricing on multiple copy orders, contact the Library.


To make corrections, changes or additions to this Resource Directory please notify:

Kim Charlson, Director
Perkins Library
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Definition of Legal Blindness in Massachusetts

Legal blindness is defined as central vision (or acuity) of not more than 20/200 in the better eye with correction (glasses), or as having peripheral fields (side vision) of no more than 20 degrees diameter or 10 degrees radius. 

A downloadable PDF of the resource directory (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) and a downloadable Word doc is available. A downloadable .brf (braille formatted file) is forthcoming.