40 Fountain Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-421-7005 (Voice), 401-421-7016 (TDD), 401-272-8090 (Espanol)

The council is an advisory body appointed by the Governor and mandated by state law that advises the services for the Blind and Visually Impaired regarding the programs provided by the agency. Participates in working relationship with the State Rehabilitation Council and Statewide Independent Living Council.

Governor’s Commission on Disabilities
2 Cherry Dale Court

Cranston, RI 02920

401-462-0100, 401-462-0101 ( TTY)

To ensure that all people with disabilities are afforded opportunities to exercise all the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of this state and each person with a disability is able to reach his/her maximum potential in independence, human development, productivity and self-sufficiency.