Other helpful resources

Resources & Links

Local Agencies & Support Groups

Able Center  local independent living center
1931 E 37th St.  Suite 1
Odessa, TX. 79762
(432) 580-3439

SeniorLink  Meals on wheels, RSVP, Foster grandparents, Senior Companions
S301 Sinclair Avenue
Midland, Texas 79707-6620
(432) 689-6693

Sensory Garden
Completely accessible to visually and physically challenged visitors. Designed in part with the Texas Commission for the Blind.
Ellen Noel Art Museum

4909 E. University Blvd.
Odessa, Texas
(432) 550-9696

West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
Factory that employs people who are blind or have severely impaired vision.
2001 Austin Street
San Angelo, Texas  76903
(325) 653-4231

Southeastern Guide Dogs
Provides guide dogs and training to civilians and veterans.
4210 77th Street East
Palmetto, Florida 34221

Local Support groups

Vista of Midland and the local NFB contact is Stella Davilla (432)528-2350, (432) 563-3568

Vision of Hope Odessa and Monahans and the local ACB contact is Mike Bates (432) 425-8346 or


National & State Organizations

American Council of the Blind

American Council of the Blind of Texas

American Foundation for the Blind

National Federation of the Blind

NFB – Texas
314 East Highland Mall Blvd.
Suite 253
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 323-5444
Toll free 866 636-3289
Fax 512 420-8160

NFB – Texas Newsline
Offering local newspapers from around the state, national papers, magazines and more.

Texas Talking Book Program
College resources for students with disabilities.


Reading Services

Sight Into Sound

Owl Radio
San Antonio

IAAIS, International Association of Audio Information Services
To find services near you, go to