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About Ruston

(318) 251-2891

Louisiana Center for the Blind

Located near downtown Ruston, the Louisiana Center for the Blind is a training facility for adults. The Center is a leader in new programs, offering a 24-hour residential program with apartments for students located just eight blocks from the training facility. The program lasts from six to nine months and includes instruction in Braille, computer literacy, industrial arts, cane travel, independent living skills, home economics, as well as job development and GED/remedial education assistance. The purpose of the Louisiana Center for the Blind is to provide students with the skills and confidence needed to obtain employment and/or enroll in university/vocational programs.  The Center offers short-term programs and outreach for infants/toddlers, children, teens, and seniors. For more information visit  or call (318) 251-2891 or toll free at 1 (800) 234-4166.