Older Individuals who are Blind Training and Technical Assistance Center

Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration
CFDA Number: 84.177Z
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

The purpose of the Older Individuals Who Are Blind Training and Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) is to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to designated State agencies (DSAs) that provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals who are blind and receive grant funding under the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (IL-OIB) program. The program also provides training and TA to other service providers that receive IL-OIB program funding from DSAs to provide services to consumers. Such training and TA is designed to improve the administration, operation, and performance of the IL-OIB program.