Lions World Services for the BlindLions World Services for the Blind is a training and rehabilitation center for people who are blind or visually impaired. Services include psycho-social counseling, training in independent living skills, personal adjustment training, and vocational evaluation and training. Training for independent living includes such skills as Braille, typing, oral communications, clothing care, cooking, grooming, housekeeping, independent travel through the use of a long cane, orientation to the environment, and use of transportation systems. Personal adjustment training includes the development of self-confidence in areas of social skills, physical conditioning and recreation. The center currently offers 13 vocational programs, which include three courses that teach trainees to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The three IRS courses are Contact Collection Representative, Service Center Collection Representative, and Taxpayer Service Representative. The other vocational programs are Assistive Technology Instructor, Bicycle Assembly and Repair, Enterprise Solutions Programming, Clerical Skills, Customer Service, Horticulture, Microsoft Computer Systems Engineer, Small Business Management, Small Engine Repair and Word Processing.
2811 Fair Park Boulevard
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Telephone: 800-248-0734 or 501-664-7100.