Chapter 10: Personal Assistance and In-Home Services


Section 5: Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Centers


Listing by state

Animals Deserve Better Inc

Email: kimberly@animalsdeservebetter.org

Animals Deserve Better, Inc. specializes in orphaned babies, pregnant mums and special needs cases.

Paws for Life is a is one of the main focuses of the organization – of the animals that we rescue from high kill shelters about 30% are trained for service, therapy, assistance or facility work. Paws for Life provides children and adults with disabilities specially trained dogs.

3100 Roswell Road, Suite 125
Marietta , GA 30062

Voice: 

770-402-0297

Canine Partners For Life

Email: info@k94life.org

Canine Partners For Life (CPL) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to training service dogs, home companion dogs, and residential companion dogs to assist individuals who have a wide range of physical and cognitive disabilities.

P.O. Box 170
Cochranville , PA 19330

Voice: 

610-869-4902

Fax: 

610-869-9785

Eye Dog Foundation

Eye Dog Foundation's mission is to provide, at no charge, trained German Shepherd guide dogs to the blind and visually impaired for the enhancement of their safety and independence.

The training center where our students come to meet and train with their new guides is located in Phoenix, Arizona near beautiful South Mountain Park. On the website clients can learn more about fostering a puppy, the training center or the newly remodeled comfortable student dormitory.

P.O. Box 519
Claremont , CA 91711

Toll Free: 

800-393-3641

Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind

Eye Dog Foundation was organized as a non-profit corporation in 1952. Ever since that time, it has been dedicated to giving guide dogs to the blind and the visually impaired at absolutely no cost to them. Their German Shepherd dogs have been assisting blind individuals all over the world with their daily travels. The dogs provide guidance and safety, as well as loving companionship.

P.O. Box 519
Claremont , CA 91711

Toll Free: 

800-393-3641

Eye Of The Pacific Guide Dogs Foundation

747 Amana St., #407
Honolulu , HI 96814

Voice: 

808-941-1088

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.

Email: info@fidelco.org

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to limitless potential — to ensuring men and women who are blind enjoy increased independence to improve their lives and the world around them.

103 Vision Way
Bloomfield , CT 06002

Voice: 

860-243-5200

Fax: 

860-769-0567

Freedom Guide Dogs

Email: info@freedomguidedogs.org

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Upstate New York, which breeds, raises, trains and places guide dogs with the blind and visually impaired through a distinctive program called Hometown Training.

1210 Hardscrabble Rd.
Cassville , NY 13318

Voice: 

315-822-5132

Fax: 

315-293-2465

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.

Email: info@guidedog.org

The mission of Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.is to improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs.

371 E. Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown , NY 11787-2976

Voice: 

631-930-9000

Toll Free: 

800-548-4337

Fax: 

631-930-9009

Guide Dog Users, Inc. (GDUI)

Guide Dog Users Inc., (GDUI), is the leading consumer-driven organization of guide dog handlers in the world. GDUI is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and is a founding member of the Coalition of Assistance Dog Organizations (CADO).

Drawing on the experiences and varied knowledge of its members, GDUI provides peer support, advocacy and information to guide dog users everywhere. In addition, GDUI works with public entities, private businesses and individuals to ensure that guide dog users enjoy the same rights to travel, employment, housing, and participation in all aspects of life that people without disabilities enjoy.

3603 Morgan Way
Imperial , MO 63052

Toll Free: 

866-799-8436

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) has been creating partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, they prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision from throughout the United States and Canada.

All of the services for their clients are provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduation support, plus financial assistance for veterinary care, if needed.

Oregon Campus
32901 S.E. Kelso Rd.
Boring , OR 97009

Voice: 

503-668-2100

Fax: 

503-668-2141

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, Guide Dogs for the Blind prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision from throughout the United States and Canada.

All of the services for their clients are provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduation support, plus financial assistance for veterinary care, if needed.

California Campus
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael , CA 94903

Voice: 

415-499-4000

Toll Free: 

800-295-4050

Fax: 

415-499-4035

Guide Dogs of America

Email: mail@guidedogsofamerica.org

Guide Dogs of America empowers people to live with greater confidence, mobility and independence by providing expertly matched service dog partners. Their services are provided free of charge and available to people within the U.S. and Canada.

13445 Glenoaks Blvd.
Sylmar , CA 91342

Voice: 

818-362-5834

Toll Free: 

800-459-4843

Fax: 

818-362-6870

Guide Dogs of the Desert, Inc.

Guide Dogs of the Desert is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that provides mobility, companionship and independence for the blind with custom trained guide dogs.

PO BOX 1692
Palm Springs , CA 92263

Voice: 

760-329-6257

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc.

Email: admissions@guidingeyes.org

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is dedicated to creating and supporting life-changing connections between people and dogs. They are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides superbly bred and trained dogs to people who are blind and visually impaired. The dogs are known for their exceptional temperaments and success at helping people gain independence and to expand their horizons of opportunity.

611 Granite Springs Rd.
Yorktown Heights , NY 10598

Voice: 

914-245-4024

Toll Free: 

800-942-0149

Fax: 

914-245-1609

KSDS

Email: ksds@ksds.org

KSDS provides guide dogs for the visually impaired, service dogs to assist individuals with physical disabilities, and facility dogs that assist professionals in the field of education, counseling, healthcare, retirement, or the legal system.

120 W. 7th Street
Washington , KS 66968

Voice: 

785-325-2256

Leader Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

Leader Dogs for the Blind believes that everyone deserves a life of independence and mobility. Services are provided free of charge to clients, including travel in the U.S. and Canada, room and board, equipment and training

1039 S. Rochester Rd.
Rochester Hills , MI 48307-3115

Voice: 

248-651-9011

Toll Free: 

888-777-5332

Pilot Dogs, Inc.

Email webpage:

Pilot Dogs, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to improve the general condition of blind persons, and other persons living with disabilities, who would benefit from the services of trained Pilot Dogs and Assistance (Hearing) Dogs. All services are provided at NO COST to the qualified applicant.

625 W. Town St.
Columbus , OH 43215

Voice: 

614-221-6367

Fax: 

614-221-1577

Seeing Eye, Inc.

Email: info@SeeingEye.org

The Seeing Eye is a philanthropic organization whose mission is to enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs.

P. O. Box 375
Morristown , NJ 07963-0375

Voice: 

973-539-4425

Southeastern Guide Dogs

Southeastern Guide Dogs creates elite working dogs and provide life-changing services for people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges such as vision loss or the loss of a parent in the military.

4210 77th St. East
Palmetto , FL 34221

Voice: 

941-729-5665