In-person services are not available today at SCCB’s Charleston Office. Services are being provided by phone and virtual means. If you need assistance, please call the normal office number: 843-852-4225.

Employment

Vocational Rehabilitation assists eligible consumers with finding, maintaining, or regaining employment. Business Enterprise Program assists qualified individuals to operate a vending business. Business Services assists businesses with meeting workforce needs.

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Independence

Children’s Services assists children ages 3 to 12 with assistive technology at home and in school, and building confidence and self-sufficiency. Older Blind Services assists those 55 and older in remaining independent within their homes and communities.

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Prevention

We provide education on Prevention of Blindness and eye safety around the state, and financial assistance for sight-saving surgeries for individuals who otherwise could not afford it.

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Our Mission

We focus on providing quality individualized vocational rehabilitation services, independent living services and prevention-of-blindness services to blind and visually impaired consumers, leading to competitive employment and social and economic independence.

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News & Events

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Restoring Vision Restores Independence

When Kenneth Meredith reached out to the South Carolina Commission for the Blind (SCCB), he was at a very low point in his life due to his vision loss. He expressed a lot of frustration and described living as a “daily struggle.” He was no longer able to drive or manage even simple tasks at...

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Assistive Tech Helps with Education and Confidence

Landon Bryson was referred to the South Carolina Commission for the Blind (SCCB) by his school Vision Instructor, Susiene Rayson. At the time, Landon was in 5th grade and doing well academically, but falling behind on his braille assignments due to an improperly functioning Perkins Brailler, a type of mechanical braille typewriter. Tameka Massey, a...

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A passion for fitness

Michael Cooper became a consumer with the South Carolina Commission for the Blind (SCCB) when he was eight years old. He was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic disorder that results in the breakdown of cells in the retina, which is the light sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. It causes the...

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Prevention services restore vision, independence

Juana Gomez began experiencing the effects of vision loss about four years ago, a situation that often presented her with a daily obstacles. Routine tasks, such as pouring a glass of water, dialing a telephone, or walking safely across a room, became extremely difficult. Much to her dismay, the condition continued to progress until she...

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