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Contact Blind Services

You may locate a district office address and phone number by using the following menu. The state office and library contact information is included here as well. Customers with immediate concerns can call us at 1-800-342-1828.

TTY users can dial 711 to use the Florida Telephone Relay System to reach any of these numbers.

Statewide Listings

State Office

Division of Blind Services
325 West Gaines Street
Turlington Building, Suite 1114
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

Main Number: (850) 245-0300
Toll Free: (800) 342-1828
Fax Main DBS Number: (850) 245-0363
Fax Bureau of Business Enterprise: (850) 245-0364

Director: Robert Doyle


Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
408 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Main Number: (386) 258-4444
Toll Free: (800) 741-3826
Fax: (386) 239-6108

Bureau Chief: Edward Hudson


Technology Training Center

Technology Training Center
428 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Main Number: (386) 254-3856

Rehabilitation Supervisor: Cynthia Slater


Bureau of Braille and Talking Books Library

Bureau of Braille and Talking Books Library
421 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2804

Main Number: (386) 239-6000
Toll Free: (800) 226-6075
Fax: (386) 239-6069

Bureau Chief: Jim Woolyhand

District Offices by County

To find the DBS District Office nearest you, click or select the county in which you live.

Alachua Baker Bay Bradford Brevard Broward
Calhoun Charlotte Citrus Clay Collier Columbia
Dade DeSoto Dixie Duval Escambia Flagler
Franklin Gadsden Gilchrist Glades Gulf Hamilton
Hardee Hendry Hernando Highlands Hillsborough Holmes
Indian River Jackson Jefferson Lafayette Lake Lee
Leon Levy Liberty Madison Manatee Marion
Martin Monroe Nassau Okaloosa Okeechobee Orange
Osceola Palm Beach Pasco Pinellas Polk Putnam
Santa Rosa Sarasota Seminole St. Johns St. Lucie Sumter
Suwannee Taylor Union Volusia Wakulla Walton
Washington          

Pensacola (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
600 University Office Boulevard, Suite 4
Pensacola, FL 32504

Main Number: (850) 484-5122
Fax: (850) 484-5129

District Administrator: Tony Pileggi

Serves: Escambia; Okaloosa; Santa Rosa; and Walton Counties.


Panama City (Satellite Office)

Division of Blind Services
2505 W. 15th Street, Suite B
Panama City, FL 32401

Main Number: (850) 872-4181
Fax: 850-747-5399

Serves: Bay; Calhoun; Gulf; Jackson; Holmes; and Washington Counties.


Tallahassee (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
1311 Executive Center Drive
Ellis Building, Suite 100 – D
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Main Number: (850) 245-0370
Toll Free: (800) 672-7038
Fax: (850) 245-0386

District Administrator:Wayne Jennings

Serves: Franklin; Gadsden; Hamilton; Jefferson; Lafayette; Leon; Liberty; Madison; Suwannee; Taylor; and Wakulla Counties.


Jacksonville (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
1809 Art Museum Drive, Suite 201
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Main Number: (904) 348-2730
Toll Free: (800) 226-6356
Fax: (904) 348-2737

District Administrator: Robert Lewis

Serves: Baker; Clay; Duval; Nassau; and St. John Counties.


Gainesville (Satellite Office)

Division of Blind Services
3620 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606-8100

Main Number: (352) 955-2075
Toll Free: (800) 443-0908
Fax: (352) 955-2382

Supervisor: Madeline Davidson

Serves: Alachua; Bradford; Columbia; Dixie; Gilchrist; Levy; Marion; and Union Counties.


Daytona Beach (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
1185 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

Main Number: (386) 254-3800
Toll Free: (800) 329-3801
Fax: (386) 239-6107

District Administrator: Phyllis Heath

Serves: Flagler; Putnam; and Volusia Counties.


Cocoa (Satellite Office)

Division of Blind Services
1970 Michigan Avenue, Building A-2
Cocoa, FL 32922

Main Number: (321) 634-3680
Toll Free: (877) 506-2729
Fax: (321) 634-3683

Serves Brevard County


Orlando (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
400 W. Robinson Street, S1026
Orlando, FL 32801-1784

Main Number: (407) 245-0700
Toll Free: (866) 841-0928
Fax: (407) 245-0706

District Administrator: Jeff Whitehead

Serves: Lake; Orange; Osceola; Seminole; and Sumter Counties.


Tampa (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
1313 North Tampa Street Suite 712
Tampa, FL 33602

Main Number: (813) 871-7190
Toll Free: (800) 757-7190
Fax: (813) 871-7161

District Administrator: Mireya Hernandez

Serves: Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.


Lakeland (Satellite Office)

Division of Blind Services
402 S. Kentucky Avenue, Suite 340
Lakeland, FL 33801

Main Number: (863) 499-2385
Toll Free: (877) 728-7738
Fax: (863) 499-2698

Supervisor: Nancy Brown

Serves: Citrus; Hardee; Polk; Pasco; and Hernando Counties.


Ft. Myers (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
5256 Summerlin Commons Way, Suite 201
Ft. Myers, FL 33907

Main Number: (239) 278-7130
Toll Free: (800) 219-0180
Fax: (239) 278-7351

District Administrator: Bruce Emmerton

Serves: Collier; Glades; Hendry; Lee and Charlotte Counties.


Palmetto (Satellite Office)

Division of Blind Services
600 8th Avenue, W., Suite 302
Palmetto, FL 34221

Main Number: 941-721-2917
Toll Free: 800-500-6412
Fax: 941-721-2918

District Administrator: Bruce Emmerton

Serves: DeSoto; Highlands; Manatee; and Sarasota Counties.


West Palm Beach (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
400 N Congress Avenue, Suite 305
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Main Number: (561) 681-2548
Toll Free: (866) 225-0794
Fax: (561) 681-2554

District Administrator: Bobbie Howard

Serves: Indian River; Martin; Okeechobee; Palm Beach; and St. Lucie Counties.


Sunrise (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
7771 W. Oakland Park Blvd. Suite 185
Sunrise, Florida 33351

Main Number: (954) 746-1770
Fax/DSL Line: (954) 746-1777

District Administrator: Michelle Levy

Serves: Broward County.


Miami (District Office)

Division of Blind Services
401 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Room S-712
Miami, FL 33128

Main Number: (305) 377-5339
Toll Free: (888) 529-1830
Fax: (305) 377-5691

District Administrator: Juan Diaz

Serves: Dade and Monroe Counties.