this is the home. page of the blind service association website.


Welcome to the website of Blind Service Association, one of the Chicago area’s most experienced and established volunteer–based organizations helping to improve the lives of people living with visual impairments.

There's a big difference between losing your sight and losing your vision.


Blind Service Association is located in Chicago’s downtown Loop at:

17 North State Street, Suite 1050
Chicago, Illinois 60602

This location is easily accessible by public transportation. If you are coming with special transit please use the

17 N. State Street entrance. The handicapped loading zone directly in front of the 16 N. Wabash entrance is closed.

Click here to get directions to our office using google maps.

hours of operation

Loop Office

Monday thru Thursday: 9:00am to 8:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
3rd Saturday of the month: 9:00am to 4:00pm

off-site locations

In addition to BSA’s main office there are also five off-site one-to-one reading locations. To schedule readers or to volunteer at any of BSA’s sites please call the office at 312-236-0808.Click here for a listing of off-site locations

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