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DBS Strategic Plan 2016-2020 High-level

Division of Blind Services Mission

To ensure blind and visually impaired Floridians have the tools, support and opportunity to achieve success


In partnership with others, create a barrier free environment in the lives of Floridians with visual disabilities

Primary Strategic Goals

Goal 1: Highest Client Achievement

Objective 1.1

Coordinate and secure high quality training, education, work experiences and partnerships that create opportunities for blind and visually impaired Floridians to obtain and maintain independence, post-secondary education credentials, and successful employment outcomes.

Goal 2: Seamless Articulation & Maximum Access

Objective 2.1

Create a comprehensive service delivery system that fosters accessibility and provides positive experiences for blind and visually impaired Floridians enabling them to matriculate from school/training to work.  Improve outreach methods to reach more consumers, advocates, providers, employers and other stakeholders.

Goal 3: Skilled Workforce & Economic Development

Objective 3.1

Assist blind and visually impaired Floridians with obtaining, maintaining and advancing in competitive integrated employment.

Goal 4: Quality Efficient Services

Objective 4.1

Create an accountable and exemplary division workforce that ensures high quality services.