Fort Wayne Area and Indiana Resources

Below are resources to assist Indiana blind and low vision persons with living independently, reading books and magazines, senior services for those 55 and older and job training and placement.

Indiana State Libraries

Indiana state libraries provide books and magazines in both audio and braille to blind and low vision residents. For services, call the Indiana state library in Indianapolis at 317-232-3684. Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library, Indiana State Library | Email
140 North Senate Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-3684 | Toll-Free: (800) 622-4970.

Indiana Radio Reading Services

Radio Reading Services allow eligible Indiana citizens to hear newspapers, magazines and other publications read by volunteer readers. Audio can be heard by using special radios within 50 miles of Fort Wayne. Some can be heard online. Audio Reading Service of the Allen County Public Library | Email
7615 DiSalle Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Phone: (260) 421-1376.

Job Training, Rehab and Senior Services

League for the Blind and Disabled, Inc | Email
5821 South Anthony Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Phone: 260-441-0551 | Toll-Free: 800-889-3443 | Fax: (260) 441-7760
Counties Served: Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, and Whitley.

Blinded Veterans Association – Indiana Regional Group | Phone: 317-988-3042
Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired | Email Indiana School for the Blind
7725 North College Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 4 6 2 4 0
Phone: 317-253-1481 | Fax: 317-251-6511
Indiana Division of Aging | Family and Social Services Administration
402 W. Washington Street | Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

Indiana Legislators

Need assistance with voting problems in Indiana? Blind and low vision voters in Indiana who have encountered problems with registering to vote, getting to their polling place, or casting their vote privately and independently as guaranteed by the Help America Vote Act can contact Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services for assistance by calling 317-722-5555 | Toll Free: 800-622-4845 | TTY: 800-838-1131.

Indiana Senators to the US Senate

Mike Braun, Republican – Indiana | 202-224-4814
B85 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Todd Young, Republican – Indiana | 202- 224-5623
B33 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Contact Senator Todd Young

Indiana US House Representatives, 3RD and 6TH Districts

Jim Banks | Room 509 | 202-225-4436 | Armed Services Science, Space, and Technology Veterans’ Affairs
Greg Pence | Room 222 | 202-225-3021

Indiana Governors Office

Eric J. Holcomb, Governor | 317-232-4567
200 W Washington St. Indianapolis, In 46204
Indiana Governor’s Facebook

Indiana State Representatives

Call the switchboard and ask for the office of the representative for your district. Phone: 317-232-9600; Toll Free, 800-382-9842. Find Indiana Legislators | download PDF Containing Current Indiana Legislators