Welcome to Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired


To promote the dignity and empowerment of the people of Wisconsin who live with vision loss through advocacy, education, and vision services.

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Advocating for Wisconsin residents who are blind or visually impaired on local, state and federal issues

Teaching about the causes of vision loss, available medications and visual aids

One-on-one and group support for people who are newly diagnosed, including low vision evaluations, in-home visits and assistive technology

Trailblazers Low Vision
Support Group

October 9
Online via Zoom

Online support group meets the second Monday of the month. Led by Vision Services staff. Open to all.

White Cane Safety Day

October 15

October 15 of each year is National White Cane Safety Day, a day the Council takes to advocate for and educate about pedestrian safety and the White Cane Law. 

College and Working Age Low Vision Support Group

October 17
Online via Zoom

This new support group is devoted to topics of interest to college and working age adults under 45. 

Volunteer Gardener

The Council is looking for help this spring, summer, and fall with maintaining our small garden and flower beds.