Welcome To Central Illinois Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired



Go Fund Me — Please Help Us Cool the Blind Center!

One of our two air conditioners is broken and we are in need of a replacement. For more information and to donate via our GoFundMe page, please click here. Thank you for your support!


Dinner in the Dark — Sun., October 21

Every wonder what it would be like to lose your sight? Enjoy a meal with friends and strangers under blindfold while learning about vision loss. Normally closed Sunday evenings, The Publik House is hosting Dinner in the Dark in recognition of October as Blindness Awareness Month and to support the CICBVI. For more information about the meal and what you will experience, please click this link. To reserve your place, please call (309)637-3693 or email us at info@cicbvi.org. Seating is limited to only 65 guests so make your reservation soon!

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Publik House, 4614 N Prospect Rd., Peoria Heights, IL
Cost: $100/person


Night Out @ The Peoria Rivermen Fundraiser — November 10

Do you enjoy hockey? How about supporting the CICBVI? We invite you to attend the Peoria Rivermen to help us raise money for the Center. $5 of each ticket goes directly back to the CICBVI! To purchase tickets, please click this link. If you are a patron and would like to attend, please call 309-637-3693 or email info@cicbvi.org to reserve tickets.

Time: 7:05 p.m.
Location: 201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL (Peoria Civic Center)
Cost: $17/person; Free for Patrons


For our monthly calendar of events, please visit the Calendar of Events page.