Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
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Board Description: The Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired Board advises the Governor, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, the Commissioner, and the General Assembly on the delivery of public services to and the protection of the rights of blind, visually impaired, deafblind and other persons with disabilities. The Board reviews and comments on policies, budgets and requests for appropriations for the Department and applications for federal funds. The Board also creates and hold an institutional fund into which it deposits any gift, grant, bequest, allotment, or devise of any nature received from private sources. It also authorizes use of the proceeds of the fund in accordance with the wishes of the donors and to strengthen the services rendered to the visually handicapped of the Commonwealth.  
Official Board Description: Link to VA Administrative Code
Frequency of Meetings: 4 per year

Primary contact information for this board.
Name / Title: Wallica Gaines  / Deputy Commissioner for Administration
Address: 397 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-3591    FAX: (804)371-3157    TDD: (804)371-3140