In addition to what STLB has to offer, we have compiled a list of external resources that may be of help or interest to you.
Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services – Division for Blind Services (DARS-DBS): Provides rehabilitative services, such as Orientation & Mobility (O&M) training, evaluating and providing proper accommodations and necessary training based on degree of vision loss and vocational rehab services to those with visual impairments.
410 South Padre Island Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Phone: (361) 289-8710
Out of Sight Support Group: Support Group for blind and visually impaired individuals.
Martin Tamez, Jr., President
Phone: (361) 816-0456
Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living (CBCIL): Additional resource center for Coastal Bend residents with disabilities
1537 7th St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Phone: (361) 883-8461
211 – Texas
Education Service Center (ESC) Region 2 VI/O&M Services: Collaborates with DARS-DBS, local school districts and parents to provide necessary adaptations in an academic setting for blind and visually impaired students in Pre-K through 12th
209 N. Water St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: (361) 561-8539 – Visual Impairment (VI) Consultation
(361) 561-8509 – Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Consultation
(361) 561-8672 – Secretary
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (RTA): Public transportation for Corpus Christi
Phone: (361) 289-2600 – “B” Automated Rideline (General information and fixed-route schedules)
(361) 883-2287 – Customer Service
(361) 289-5881 – B-Line Paratransit Services
Guide Dogs of Texas, Inc. – Guide dog services
11825 West Ave. Ste. 104
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 1-800-831-9231 – Toll free in Texas
Adaptive Low Vision Products
Computers for the Blind: Provides fully accessible, refurbished computers to blind and visually impaired individuals at a discounted rate
Phone: (214) 340-6328
Toll Free – 1-800-522-6294
Independent Living Aids (ILA)
Learning, Sight & Sound (LS&S)
Toll Free: 1-800-468-4789