Massachusetts Directory of Agencies

This directory was produced by the Perkins Library to assist consumers and professionals in locating services for persons who are blind or visually impaired in Massachusetts. Learn more about the Massachusetts Directory of Agencies.


  • William P. Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Clinic

    1 Joslin Place
    Boston, MA 02215

    English: (617) 732-2552
    Spanish: (617) 732-2490
    Chinese/Asian Languages: (617) 732-2606
    Russian: (617) 732-2576
    Other Interpreter Services: (617) 732-2440
    Web: www.joslin.org


  • Worcester Talking Book Library

    Worcester Public Library
    3 Salem Square
    Worcester, MA 01608

    Phone: (508) 799-1730 or (800) 762-0085 (MA only)
    Fax: (508) 799-1676
    TTY: (508) 799-1724
    Email: talkbook@mywpl.org
    Web: http://talkingbook.mywpl.org/

    Provides digital books, playback equipment, large type books, descriptive DVDs, and print/braille materials to Massachusetts individuals who are unable to read regular print due to a visual, physical, or reading disability. The Worcester Talking Book Library also provides hands-on assistance with the National Library Service (NLS) Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) program; and offers on-site use of adaptive equipment, outreach services and a periodic newsletter.

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