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North Carolina (i /?n?r? kær?'la?n?/) is a state located in the Southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte. In the past five decades, North Carolina's economy has undergone a transition from reliance upon tobacco and furniture to a more diversified economy with an emphasis on engineering, biotechnology, and finance.

Heritage for the Blind is a non-profit organization serving the blind and visually impaired in North Carolina. Our mission is to provide the tools necessary to help the blind and visually impaired in North Carolina independently explore and participate fully in society.

Heritage for the blind can also help individuals in NC search over 1650 local, state and federal programs that can help with expenses such as prescription drugs, rent, heating  bills, meals, medical costs, veteran’s benefits and Alzheimer’s care in NC.   Our Free Benefit search service can help find and the benefits you deserve.


Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind
7730 North Point Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: (336) 759-0551

Industries of the Blind
PO BOX 3544
Greensboro, NC 27402
Phone: (336) 274-1591

Ocutech, Inc.
109 Conner Drive, Suite 2105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: (919) 967-6460

North Carolina Memorial Hospital: Low Vision Clinic
Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Floor
Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 966-2061

North Carolina Early Intervention Services
5605 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 707-5522

Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind
3200 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 256-4220

Prevent Blindness North Carolina
4011 West Chase Boulevard
Suite 225
Raleigh, NC 27613
Phone: (919) 755-5044

Foundation Fighting Blindness: Southern Regional Office
3104 Shadwell Court
Raleigh, NC 27613
Phone: (919) 676-3300

North Carolina
1841 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC 27635
Phone: (919) 733-4376

Taylor Hall
North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services
693 Palmer Drive
Raleigh, NC 27699
Phone: (919) 733-3983

LC Industries
4500 Emperor Boulevard
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 596-8277

H.M Michaux
North Carolina Central University Visual Impairment Training Program
Jr. School of Education Building
712 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 530-5346

East Carolina University
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: (252) 328-5746

Metrolina Association for the Blind
704 Louise Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: (704) 887-5100

North Carolina
Lion's Services
4600 A North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28213
Phone: (704) 921-1527

Southeastern North Carolina Radio Reading Service
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: (910) 486-7007

Low Vision Center of Mission Hospitals
50 Doctors Drive
Suite 403
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 213-4370

Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind: Asheville Division
240 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: (828) 667-9778

Asheville Lions Eye Clinic
45-A South French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 252-5706

North Carolina
Asheville Lions Eye Clinic
45-A South French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 252-5706

Regional Audio Information Service Enterprise
75 Haywood Street
Suite G-5
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 251-2166

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Campus Box 8040-UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
Phone: (919) 962-2001

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction: Exceptional Children Division
Education Building
301 N. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2585
Phone: (919) 807-3969

North Carolina Assistive Technology Project
1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27609-7322
Phone: (919) 850-2787

Triangle Radio Reading Service
211 E. Six Forks Road
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27609-7743
Phone: (919) 832-5138

Governor Morehead School
2303 Mail Service Center
301 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27699-2303
Phone: (919) 733-6382

North Carolina
2303 Mail Service Center
301 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27699-2303
Phone: (919) 733-6382

North Carolina Division of Services for the Blind
2601 Mail Service Center
309 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27699-2601
Phone: (919) 733-9822

North Carolina Project for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6356
Phone: (919) 807-3991

Lions Industries for the Blind
4126 Berkeley Avenue
Kinston, NC 28504-8321
Phone: (252) 523-1019

North Carolina Lions Foundation
Camp Dogwood Drive
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673-0039
Phone: (828) 478-2135