A new Illinois Council of the Blind website is on the way!
Please note that we are migrating the ICB website to a new content management system and plan to launch the new site in October, 2017.
So no new features will be added to this version of the site.
If you wish to become a member of the Illinois Council of the Blind please call our office at 217-523-4967 and we will be more than happy to assist you in joining.
Also call the office if you have any other questions.
You can now support the Illinois Council of the Blind while you shop.
Through Amazon Smile you can support ICB while shopping for your favorite Amazon products.
Click here to begin shopping and supporting ICB!
The Illinois Council of the Blind is a not for profit charitable corporation organized in 1933.
The purpose of the Illinois Council of the Blind is to promote the general welfare of citizens in Illinois who are blind. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all blind and visually impaired citizens in Illinois. Our objectives include protecting the rights and privileges of visually impaired Illinois citizens by monitoring legislation, agencies, and organizations that provide services for them. We also provide mutual encouragement and support through social interaction.
The Illinois Council of the Blind is an autonomous state organization. It is affiliated with the American Council of the Blind which benefit the blind and visually impaired people of the United States.