You have reached the Mitten Phone Chapter, a part of the Michigan Council Of The Blind And Visually Impaired, an affiliate of the American Council Of the Blind.The Mitten Phone Chapter gives our members at large or who are unable to participate in a local chapter a venue to share concerns and to do the work of the state organization, The Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired and the National organization, The American Council of the Blind.
We provide support to those who are newly blind and their families as well as to those who are currently members. We also assist parents of blind children or blind parents who are raising children And need our support. We provide encouragement and include people with other disabilities, where blindness is a part, such as hearing impairments, learning disabilities, physical disabilities or other disabling conditions.
We are currently working on accessible voting machines, accessible absentee voting and safety with accessible prescription labeling.
We meet by zoom or phone conference when directed. The meeting schedule can be found by clicking here.
If you’re not certain about meeting by Zoom or phone conference join us as a visitor to check us out by clicking on Meeting and Events where you will find the meeting dates and times. Then Contact Us for the Zoom information or conference line call in number. If you believe this method of participating is for you then consider becoming a member and click here, where you will find the ability to pay your MCBVI/ACB and Mitten Phone Chapter dues. Mitten Phone Chapter dues are $10 and MCBVI/ACB dues are $10. Please fill out the membership form here if you are joining MCBVI for the first time. Already a member? To pay your dues, click here.
Our state organization has our own internet radio station and you are invited to listen at any time by clicking on the MCBVI Radio link
here or you may go to www.mcbviradio.com and there you will find the listening schedule and all information about our radio station as well as a link to listen.
Our Annual State Convention is being held in October 2021 via virtual conference this year due to the Coronavirus. See the Meetings and Events page for more information.
Please consider donating to the Michigan Mitten Phone Chapter by clicking on the donate button below.
The Michigan Council Of The Blind And Visually Impaired web site can be reached by clicking here.