Vision: Blind and Visually Impaired Services

Bureau of the Blind & Visually Impaired


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
(Employment Only)

La Crosse
1-800-523-2139 or 608-785-9500

Independent Living Resources

La Crosse
1-888-474-5745 or 608-787-1111

Low Vision Clinic

La Crosse 
1-800-362-9567 ext. 52191

Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Mary Gorman – 1-888-879-0017 or

Rehab Specialist for the Blind

Linda Palmer

Senior Services of Trempealeau County

Whitehall (audio tapes of local newspapers) 1-877-538-2311 or 715-538-2311 ext. 247

State Office for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Mary Gorman
1-888-879-0017 or 608-266-3111

Telecommunications Equipment Purchase and Assistance Plans

608-231-3305 or TTY 1-800-251-8345
TEPP – assists individuals that are hard of hearing, deaf/severely hard of hearing, speech impaired, mobility/motion impaired, deaf with low vision or deaf and blind to obtain equipment for basic phone service.
TAP – a program for those who are deaf or severely hard of hearing in a low income household to pay the TEPP co-payment if you qualify

Wisconsin Council of the Blind &
Visually Impaired

1-800-783-5213 or 608-255-1166
A variety of services including assistive aids, appliances, computer technology, legislative advocacy, and education.