Becoming a Member of ABL
The Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc. is a membership organization of blind, visually impaired, and deaf-blind individuals in our state. ABL was founded by a small group of blind and visually impaired people that believed achieving your dreams should not be hindered by a disability.
The Mission of Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Inc. is:
To Educate, To Support, and To Mentor.
Services and Activities Include:
- Community Blindness Awareness
- Statewide Support Groups
- Local Chapter Meetings
- Information and Referral
- Low Vision Forums
- Statewide Fundraising Activities
- Biannual Newsletter
- State Convention
You can be part of an ABL chapter in your area. Annual dues are $10.00 and you will be eligible to attend meetings and receive services.
ABL Chapters are located in the following cities:
- Baton Rouge
- New Orleans
To get more information on a chapter near you, contact Chyvonne Blanchard at (337)234-6492 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.