The Illinois Council of the Blind is a not for profit charitable corporation organized in 1933.
The purpose of the Illinois Council of the Blind is to promote the general welfare of citizens in Illinois who are blind. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all blind and visually impaired citizens of Illinois. Our objectives include protecting the rights and privileges of visually impaired Illinois citizens by monitoring legislation, agencies, and organizations that provide services for them. We also provide mutual encouragement and support through social change.
The Illinois Council of the Blind is an autonomous state organization. It is affiliated with the American Council of the Blind which benefits the blind and visually impaired people of the United States.