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Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind - Program Overview

Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (IL-OIB) helps people 55 and older with significant visual impairments live independently in the home and community.

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Customers

Our Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (IL-OIB) serve people 55 and older with significant visual impairments who need assistance with independent living skills, technology and support services.

To find out more or to speak to a specialist about OIB Services, please call the Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) Helpline: 512-936-3388 or email oib.info@twc.texas.gov.

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Authority & Funding

Independent living services for older individuals who are blind are provided through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration.  The following federal statute and regulations govern the program:

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Service