Welcome to the Kentucky Office for the Blind’s website. Our mission at the Office for the Blind is to "provide opportunities for employment and independence to individuals with visual disabilities". We serve Kentuckians who are visually impaired or blind and assist individuals to obtain and maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency and independence with complete integration into society. Our goal is to provide a myriad of resources and quality services which are geared to enhance the lives of Kentuckians with disabilities.
Explore our website for information on some of the services available through our agency.
Mark your calendar for a free, one-day workshop.
An Untapped Labor Pool: Recruiting and Retaining Workers with Disabilities
Sponsored by the Kentucky Career Center
April 16, 2015
Embassy Suites, Newtown Pike in Lexington, Ky
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This one-day workshop has been approved by the HR Certification Institute for 5.5 hours. Approval is pending for the CRC, from the Commission Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, the Global Career Development Facilitator and the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals for the Certified Workforce Development Professional.
If you have any questions, please contact Cora McNabb at (502) 564-4754 or Cora.McNabb@ky.gov
You can register online for the one day workshop at: www.surveymonkey.com/s/general4
For lodging, ask for the room rate under the Office for the Blind at the Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Ky 40511 at (859) 455-5000. The rate is $142.95 plus applicable surcharges, state and local taxes and includes breakfast.